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The Resource The people of the state of New-York, by the grace of God, free and independent: to the sheriff of the city and county of [blank] Greeting: : We command you, that you cause to come before us, in our Supreme Court of Judicature, at the city hall of the city of [blank] twelve free and lawful men of your city and county, each of whom shall have in his own name or right, or in trust for him, or in his wife's right, a freehold in lands, messuages or tenements, [blank] of the value of sixty pounds, free of all reprizes, debts, demands or incumbrances whatsoever, by whom the truth of the matter may be the better known, and who to [blank] are in no wise related in any degree of kindred, to recognize upon their oath, whether or not, the said [blank] whereof before us, in our said court [blank] indicted; because the same [blank] in our said court before us, at our suit ha[blank] thereof [blank] upon that jury; and have you then, there, the names of those jurors and this writ. Witness [blank] Esquire, chief justice of our said Supreme Court, at the city of [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of our independence., (electronic resource)

The people of the state of New-York, by the grace of God, free and independent: to the sheriff of the city and county of [blank] Greeting: : We command you, that you cause to come before us, in our Supreme Court of Judicature, at the city hall of the city of [blank] twelve free and lawful men of your city and county, each of whom shall have in his own name or right, or in trust for him, or in his wife's right, a freehold in lands, messuages or tenements, [blank] of the value of sixty pounds, free of all reprizes, debts, demands or incumbrances whatsoever, by whom the truth of the matter may be the better known, and who to [blank] are in no wise related in any degree of kindred, to recognize upon their oath, whether or not, the said [blank] whereof before us, in our said court [blank] indicted; because the same [blank] in our said court before us, at our suit ha[blank] thereof [blank] upon that jury; and have you then, there, the names of those jurors and this writ. Witness [blank] Esquire, chief justice of our said Supreme Court, at the city of [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of our independence., (electronic resource)

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The people of the state of New-York, by the grace of God, free and independent: to the sheriff of the city and county of [blank] Greeting: : We command you, that you cause to come before us, in our Supreme Court of Judicature, at the city hall of the city of [blank] twelve free and lawful men of your city and county, each of whom shall have in his own name or right, or in trust for him, or in his wife's right, a freehold in lands, messuages or tenements, [blank] of the value of sixty pounds, free of all reprizes, debts, demands or incumbrances whatsoever, by whom the truth of the matter may be the better known, and who to [blank] are in no wise related in any degree of kindred, to recognize upon their oath, whether or not, the said [blank] whereof before us, in our said court [blank] indicted; because the same [blank] in our said court before us, at our suit ha[blank] thereof [blank] upon that jury; and have you then, there, the names of those jurors and this writ. Witness [blank] Esquire, chief justice of our said Supreme Court, at the city of [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of our independence.
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The people of the state of New-York, by the grace of God, free and independent: to the sheriff of the city and county of [blank] Greeting:
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We command you, that you cause to come before us, in our Supreme Court of Judicature, at the city hall of the city of [blank] twelve free and lawful men of your city and county, each of whom shall have in his own name or right, or in trust for him, or in his wife's right, a freehold in lands, messuages or tenements, [blank] of the value of sixty pounds, free of all reprizes, debts, demands or incumbrances whatsoever, by whom the truth of the matter may be the better known, and who to [blank] are in no wise related in any degree of kindred, to recognize upon their oath, whether or not, the said [blank] whereof before us, in our said court [blank] indicted; because the same [blank] in our said court before us, at our suit ha[blank] thereof [blank] upon that jury; and have you then, there, the names of those jurors and this writ. Witness [blank] Esquire, chief justice of our said Supreme Court, at the city of [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of our independence.
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
AOX
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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New York (State)
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  • Courts
  • Jury selection
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The people of the state of New-York, by the grace of God, free and independent: to the sheriff of the city and county of [blank] Greeting: : We command you, that you cause to come before us, in our Supreme Court of Judicature, at the city hall of the city of [blank] twelve free and lawful men of your city and county, each of whom shall have in his own name or right, or in trust for him, or in his wife's right, a freehold in lands, messuages or tenements, [blank] of the value of sixty pounds, free of all reprizes, debts, demands or incumbrances whatsoever, by whom the truth of the matter may be the better known, and who to [blank] are in no wise related in any degree of kindred, to recognize upon their oath, whether or not, the said [blank] whereof before us, in our said court [blank] indicted; because the same [blank] in our said court before us, at our suit ha[blank] thereof [blank] upon that jury; and have you then, there, the names of those jurors and this writ. Witness [blank] Esquire, chief justice of our said Supreme Court, at the city of [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of our independence., (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/EVAN2/51152
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800. Supplements
  • Printed area measures 10.7 x 26.0 cm; printed on paper watermarked with a bull, inside of which are the initials: S F D P
  • Not in: Evans; Bristol
Control code
000380606
Dimensions
16 x 31 cm
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
Note
  • Library Company copy completed in MS. for the sheriff of New York, to select a jury of twelve men unknown to John Polhemus Senior, of Trenton, N.J., to determine his guilt "of a certain felony"; witnessed by Robert Yates, chief justice; dated at New York, April 18, in the 18th year of independence (i.e. 1794); signed: McKesson; MS. note: Lawrence atty genl.; with a papered wax seal; MS. note on verso signed: M. Willett sheriff.
  • Library Company copy from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints.
  • Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.
  • NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000380606
  • (OCoLC)692457203
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The people of the state of New-York, by the grace of God, free and independent: to the sheriff of the city and county of [blank] Greeting: : We command you, that you cause to come before us, in our Supreme Court of Judicature, at the city hall of the city of [blank] twelve free and lawful men of your city and county, each of whom shall have in his own name or right, or in trust for him, or in his wife's right, a freehold in lands, messuages or tenements, [blank] of the value of sixty pounds, free of all reprizes, debts, demands or incumbrances whatsoever, by whom the truth of the matter may be the better known, and who to [blank] are in no wise related in any degree of kindred, to recognize upon their oath, whether or not, the said [blank] whereof before us, in our said court [blank] indicted; because the same [blank] in our said court before us, at our suit ha[blank] thereof [blank] upon that jury; and have you then, there, the names of those jurors and this writ. Witness [blank] Esquire, chief justice of our said Supreme Court, at the city of [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of our independence., (electronic resource)
Link
https://go.openathens.net/redirector/upsem.edu?url=http://opac.newsbank.com/select/EVAN2/51152
Publication
Note
  • Part of the library digital collection of Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800. Supplements
  • Printed area measures 10.7 x 26.0 cm; printed on paper watermarked with a bull, inside of which are the initials: S F D P
  • Not in: Evans; Bristol
Control code
000380606
Dimensions
16 x 31 cm
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.)
Note
  • Library Company copy completed in MS. for the sheriff of New York, to select a jury of twelve men unknown to John Polhemus Senior, of Trenton, N.J., to determine his guilt "of a certain felony"; witnessed by Robert Yates, chief justice; dated at New York, April 18, in the 18th year of independence (i.e. 1794); signed: McKesson; MS. note: Lawrence atty genl.; with a papered wax seal; MS. note on verso signed: M. Willett sheriff.
  • Library Company copy from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints.
  • Cataloging funded by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (PW-506-19-10), 2010-2012.
  • NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000380606
  • (OCoLC)692457203

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