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Original colonial laws

Identifier: A0212
Alternate Identifier: AMS ID Number: 5778
Repository: New York State Archives
Description: This series contains original bills passed by the colonial legislature and signed into law by the Governor. Each engrossed bill contains the text of the bill and the signatures of the speaker of the Assembly and of the Governor, with dates of passing and signing. On the reverse of the final page is an endorsement, giving the bill number, a short title, note by clerk of the Assembly giving date bill was sent to the Council, and notes by the secretary to the Council giving dates of first and subsequent readings, of any amendments and commitments, and of final approval.

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