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New York State Supreme Court of Judicature (Albany) Docket of Judgments

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of the dockets of judgments filed by the clerk of the Supreme Court at Albany. Each entry in the docket book gives the following information: name of party against whom judgment was obtained, name of party in whose favor judgment was obtained, amount of debt, amount of damages and costs, date of signing judgment (omitted in later volumes), date of filing judgment roll, name of attorney for losing party, and date of satisfaction if any.
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Quantity:
10 cubic feet (28 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1797-1847
Series Number:
J0141

Arrangement

Alphabetical by first letter of last name of party against whom judgment was obtained, then chronological by date and hour of filing the judgment roll.

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of the dockets of judgments filed by the clerk of the Supreme Court at Albany.

Each entry in the docket book gives the following information: name of party against whom judgment has been obtained, name of party in whose favor judgment has been obtained, amount of debt, amount of damages and costs, date of signing judgment (omitted in later volumes), date of filing judgment roll (later volumes also give the hour of filing), name of attorney for losing party, and date of satisfaction if any. There are separate dockets for each court term, several bound in each volume. The dockets were kept pursuant to a law of 1798 requiring that the dockets be compiled from April 22, 1797 and that transcripts be sent to the other court clerks.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of this material.

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Related Information

Related Materials

Series J0139 New York State Supreme Court of Judicature (Albany) Satisfaction Pieces contains additional satisfactions. This series was used in part to compile Series J0142, Index to Dockets of Judgments.

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Dates Contents Box Volume

Accretion: J0141-82
1797 April-1799 July A-Z (Old Book 1) 1 1
1799 October-1805 November A-L (Old Book 2, Part 1) 2 2
1799 October-1805 November M-Z (Old Book 2, Part 2) 2 3
1806 February-1811 February A-L (Old Book 3) 3 4
1806 February-1811 February M-Z (Old Book 4) 4 5
1811 May-1816 August A-L (Old Book 5) 5 6
1811 May-1816 August M-Z (Old Book 6) 6 7
1816 October-1819 October A-L (Old Book 7) 7 8
1816 October-1819 October M-Z (Old Book 8) 8 9
1820 January-1824 October A-L (Old Book 9) 9 10
1820 January-1824 October M-Z (Old Book 10) 10 11
1825 February-1829 October A-L 11 12
1825 February-1829 October M-Z 12 13
1830 January 20-1841 December 31 A-B 13 14
1830 January 2-1841 December 30 C-D 13 15
1830 January 8-1841 December 31 E-G 14 16
1830 January 4-1841 December 30 H-J 14 17
1830 January 5-1841 December 31 K-L 15 18
1830 January 4-1841 December 28 M-O 15 19
1830 January 2-1841 December 30 P-R 16 20
1830 January 1-1841 December 31 S 16 21
1830 January 4-1841 December 31 T-V 17 22
1830 January 2-1841 January 28 W-Z 17 23
1842 January 1-1847 July 1 A-C 18 24
1842 January 3-1847 July 5 D-H 19 25
1842-1847 I-O 19 26
1842-1847 P-S 20 27
1842-1847 T-Z 20 28