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NY Supreme Court of Judicature & Chancery Court Records at the NYS Archives

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Jim Folts, head of researcher services at the NY State Archives in Albany, joins Jane today to talk about the NY Supreme Court of Judicature and the NY Court of Chancery and their records. Find out the history of the courts, what types of court records the state archives holds, what we can find in the records that are important for genealogists and how to use the records. Jim will also tell us about the recent transfer of Supreme Court and Chancery Court records from NY City to Albany -- a massive and exciting project!

"Duely & Constantly Kept: A History of the NY Supreme Court, 1691-1847 and An Inventory of Its Records (Albany, Utica, and Geneva Offices), 1797-1847"   http://www.courts.state.ny.us/history/legal-history-new-york/documents/History_Supreme-Court-Duely-Constantly-Kept.pdf

 

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