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Commissioners of Records for the City and County of New York Indexes to Notices of Equity in Court of Chancery (1st Circuit) and Supreme Court (New York County)

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Printed volumes list notices of pending suits in equity filed in the New York County Clerk's Office. Each entry includes name of defendant, name of complainant, and date of notice. Courts with equity jurisdiction were the Court of Equity (1823-1829), Court of Chancery (1st Circuit) (1830-1847), and the Supreme Court (New York County) (starting 1847). Entries start May 1, 1823, and end December 31, 1855.
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Quantity:
2 cubic feet (9 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1823-1855
Series Number:
JN112

Arrangement

Alphabetical by first letter of surname of defendant, then chronological by date of notice.

Scope and Content Note

Printed volumes list notices of pending suits in equity filed in the New York County Clerk's Office. Each entry includes name of defendant, name of complainant, and date of notice. Courts with equity jurisdiction were the Court of Equity (1823-1829), Court of Chancery (1st Circuit) (1830-1847), and the Supreme Court (New York County) (starting 1847). Entries start May 1, 1823, and end December 31, 1855.

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Access Restrictions

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

Alternate Formats Available

Published as Indices to Notices of Suits in Equity; Filed in the Office of the Clerk of the City and County of New-York, from 1823, to December 31, 1855, 8 vols. (New York: 1857).

Published volumes and microfiche copies thereof are available in the New York State Library.

Related Information

Other finding aids

Each volume contains an index to defendants at the front.

Processing Information

Records that formerly comprised Series J0163 were added to Series JN112 in 2018 and Series J0163 ceased to exist.

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Contents Box Volume

Accretion: JN112-17
A-B 1 1
C-D 1 2
L-M 2 5
N-R 2 6
S-T 3 7
U-Z 3 8
E-K 4 3-4
L-R 4 5-6
S-Z 4 7-8