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Abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogate's office, city of New York.

Title
Abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogate's office, city of New York.
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[New York, Printed for the Society, 1893-1913]

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v. 3 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's C ourt. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 3 Offsite
V. 11 Section 15TextUse in library APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File V. 11 Section 15Schwarzman Building M2 - Milstein Division Room 121
v. 12 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File v. 12 Offsite
v. 13 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File v. 13 Offsite
v. 3 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 3 Offsite
v. 4 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 4 Offsite
v. 4 (1744-53)TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 4 (1744-53)Offsite
v. 5 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 5 Offsite
v. 5 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 5 Offsite
v. 6 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 6 Offsite
v. 6 (1760-66)TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 6 (1760-66)Offsite
v. 7 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 7 Offsite
v. 7 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 7 Offsite
v. 8 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 8 Offsite
v. 10 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File) v. 10 Offsite
v. 2 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File). v. 2 Offsite
v. 14 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File. v. 14 Offsite
v. 15 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File. v. 15 Offsite
v. 15 TextRequest in advance APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File. v. 15 Offsite
V. 16 TextUse in library APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File. V. 16 Schwarzman Building M2 - Milstein Division Room 121

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17 v. facsims.; 25 cm.
Series Statement
  • New-York Historical Society. Collections. John Watts De Peyster publication fund series ; v. 25-41.
  • New-York Historical Society. Collections. The John Watts de Peyster publication fund series, v. 25-41
Subject
Note
  • "Vols. 16 and 17 are in poor condition. Vol. 16 is available as vol. 40 in HathiTrust, and Vol. 17 and Vol. 41 of IAA New York Historical Society.Collections. Publication Fund Series".
  • Vols. 15-17 having imprints dated respectively, 1907, 1908, 1909, were actually issued in 1913.
  • Vols. 1-11. Publication fund series; v. 12-17, The John Watts de Peyster publication fund series.
  • Vols, 1-9 and 11 copied and edited by William S. Pelletreau; v. 10 copied by Rev. John Keller.
  • Vols. 3-9, 13-15 include Letters of administration.
  • Wills covering the entire colony of New York were recorded with the Prerogative court, and later with the Court of probates under the first constitution of the state. A portion of the files are in the office of the clerk of the Court of appeals in Albany, while others, chiefly those relating to Westchester and counties farther south, were transferred by legislative act in 1797 to the Surrogate's office of New York county. cf. Amer. hist. assoc., Ann. report for 1900, v. 2, p. 129-203.
Contents
I. 1665-1707.-- II. 1708-1728.-- III. 1730-1744.-- IV. 1744-1753.-- V. 1754-1760.-- VI. 1760-1766.-- VII. June 6, 1766- November 29, 1771.-- VIII. 1771-1776.-- IX. Jan. 7, 1777- Feb. 7, 1783.-- X. Oct. 23, 1780- Nov.5, 1782.-- XI. Abstracts of unrecorded wills prior to 1790 [i.e. 1800]-- XII. June 17, 1782- Sept. 11, 1784.-- XIII. Sept. 3, 1784- June 12, 1786.-- XIV.June 12, 1786- Feb. 13, 1796.-- XV. Feb. 15, 1796- Jan. 14, 1801.-- XVI-XVII. Corrections [of] Abstracts of wills, vol. I-IX, XI.
Call Number
APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of Wills on File.
LCCN
01013396
Title
Abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogate's office, city of New York.
Imprint
[New York, Printed for the Society, 1893-1913]
Series
New-York Historical Society. Collections. The John Watts de Peyster publication fund series, v. 25-41
New-York Historical Society. Collections. John Watts De Peyster publication fund series ; v. 25-41.
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Pelletreau, William S. (William Smith), 1840-1918.
Keller, John.
New York (State). Prerogative Court.
Research Call Number
APRN (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts of wills on file)
IAA (New York (County). Courts: Surrogate's Court. Abstracts ooof wills on file)
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