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Probate Records

5. Secretary of State's Office

Between 1823 and 1966, in cases where an out- of-state resident owned property in New York, the Surrogate's Court was required to send a certified copy of the will or letters of administration to be filed in the Secretary of State's Office.

B0081 Letters of Administration and Copies of Wills of Out-of-State Residents, 1823-1966 (51.2 cu. ft.)

Contents: Certified copies of wills and letters of administration for estates of out-of-state residents owning property in New York, and a small amount of correspondence. Arranged by file number. Some documents are fragile.

Index: None; retrieval is possible only if file number or exact date of filing is supplied.

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