Historical letters dating to 1700


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After the court was abolished, the Albany records passed into custody of the Secretary of State (1823-29), the Court of Chancery (1829-47), and the Court of Appeals (1847 ). J0042-04 List of Wills and Other Documents Delivered by the Judge of the Court of Probates to the Surrogate of the City and County of New York, 1799 (1 roll microfilm) Contents: Roughly chronological list of wills that were transferred to the New York County Surrogate's Court when the Court of Probates removed its office to Albany in 1799. ft.) [17 rolls microfilm] Series contains letters of administration, performance bonds of administrators and executors, renunciations of executorships, accounts of administrators and executors presented to the court, property inventories, appeals from Surrogate's Courts (after 1787), court orders, and other documents relating to administration of estates. Abstract/Index: Kenneth Scott, comp., Genealogical Data from Administration Papers, from the New York State Court of Appeals in Albany (Middletown, NY: 1972).These records were placed on deposit at the Historical Documents Collection, Queens College, CUNY, in 1973, and transferred to the State Archives in 19. ft.) [11 rolls microfilm] Contents: Wills (most in English, some in Dutch) and a few letters of administration and property inventories. Indexes/Abstracts: J0043-92 Record of Wills and Probates, 1665-1787 (38 vols.; 14 rolls of microfilm) Contents: Mostly wills and grants of administration; many wills pre-dating 1700 are in Dutch with English translations. Sawyer, "Index of New York State Wills, 1662-1850, on File at the Office of the Surrogate for New York County," 2 vols. Each entry gives name of testator, residence, and date of will. J0039-85 Exemplifications of Wills and Letters of Administration, 1783-1801 (1 vol.) Contents: Official transcripts of wills, codicils, and letters of administration registered by Court of Probates. Indexes: J0301-82 Inventories and Accounts, 1666- 1822 (7 cu. Related Records: The New York County Surrogate's Court retains records of letters of administration of the Prerogative Court and Court of Probates for the period 1743-1787.The Pisgah folk grow maize, beans, squash, and gourds but their diet is not limited to these domesticated crops.Wild plant foods including nuts, fruits, seeds, and greens, as well as animals, are important components of the Pisgah diet.

Many of the wills are copies of wills in series J0038-92, described below. Preferred index: "Record of Wills, Albany, New York from a Collection of New York State Court Records: Index," available on microfilm in New York State Archives (series A4700-99) and in New York State Library (index is a photocopy of a typescript, derived from card index; indicates the numerous wills not indexed in Fernow). Microfilm: Genealogical Society of Utah has filmed, and the State Archives has copies of, sub-series 1, ca. Volumes also contain some non-probate records, including scattered entries of marriage licenses, ca. Condition of volumes is generally good; some paper is brittle. The transcripts have been filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Most of the inventories and accounts relate to estates located north of Westchester County. Arranged in three sub-series, 1666-1699, 1700-1775, and 1776- 1822, and thereunder alphabetically. Microfilm: 1) Filmed by New York State Archives (includes container list but no index to decedents or administrators); 2) filmed by Genealogical Society of Utah. Index: Several indexes to groups of inventories are included in the microfilm. J0032-83, -85 Letters of Administration, 1787-1823 (4 vols.; 1 roll microfilm [Vol.The material culture utilizes clay, stone, bone, shell, and wood.Qualla Phase Qualla is identified with the historic period Cherokee Indians.This has always been a response to the call of my Creator, taken on faith as a journey with purpose, and a connection within Spirit, beyond the realm of government IDs.

Pisgah phase villages range in size from about one acre to more than five acres and typically include houses situated around an open plaza and encircled by a palisade (stockade).

Like most histories, not all sources agree on every detail and I have endeavored to reflect that in notes, or through the way in which I have worded a description.



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