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New York (County) Hall of Records selected insolvent debtors cases

 Collection
Identifier: I-153

Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of microfilm and bound photocopies of all insolvent debtors cases, now deposited in the Hall of Records, New York City, in which Jews or Jewish-sounding names appear, arranged alphabetically.

Included are public notices, lists of debts and assets of each debtor, and the disposition of each case. The entire collection has been indexed by last name.

Dates

  • ca. 1787-1861

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy. Do note, however, that this collection is only available via microfilm.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Extent

9 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection consists of microfilm and bound photocopies of all insolvent debtors cases, now deposited in the Hall of Records, New York City, in which Jews or Jewish-sounding names appear, arranged alphabetically.

Included are public notices, lists of debts and assets of each debtor, and the disposition of each case. The entire collection has been indexed by last name.
Title
Guide to the New York (County) Hall of Records selected insolvent debtors cases, c. 1787-1861 I-153
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 20130809: Added link to database
  • March 2021: EHyman-post-ASpace migration cleanup

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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