- New York (N.Y.). Mayor's Court
- Call number
- MssCol 2182
- Physical description
- .04 linear feet (1 volume)
- Preferred Citation
New York City Mayor's Court trial minutes, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
The New York City Mayor’s Court (Court of Common Pleas) trial minutes, dated October 20, 1789-August 4, 1791, consist of a single volume documenting the parties involved, charges, pleas, evidence presented, and decisions rendered for each recorded case. Many of the cases pertain to financial disputes or physical altercations. Minutes were kept by the Recorder of New York City Samuel Jones.
Digitization was made possible by a lead gift from The Polonsky Foundation.
Source of acquisition
Gift from Rev. Dr. Simon R. Cohen, 1927
Compiled by Casey Babcock, 2016
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328