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William Ringle <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 19 Oct 1999 18:08:43 -0000
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There's still a U. S. District Court for the Southern District of N. Y. so
perhaps that's what it was. It's the U. S. (federal) trial court for the
NYC, L. I. & Westchester area, I believe.

William Ringle
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From: Daniel H. Weiskotten <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 1999 2:25 PM
Subject: Southern District Court

>Hello all:
>        I recently purchased a cute little pocket dictionary (published in
>Cazenovia, of course!) that was
>"Entered according to an Act of Congress, in the year 1836, by S.H. Henry &
>Co., in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District
>of New York."
>What was the function of this court?
>Was this a NY City or Central/Upstate NY court (F.F. Ripley, NY, made the
>Where would the records of this court be found?
>I'd like to be able to find similar entries for other titles.
>        Thanks!
>                Dan W.