Additions and Corrections: Court Records

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(page 55) Bastardy cases appear in the records of the county courts of general sessions; theywere also handled by overseers of the poor and appear in some town records.They are not covered in Chapter 2, Vital Records.

Further Reading

Scott, Kenneth. Minutes of the Mayor's Court of New York, 1674-1675, New York Historical Manuscripts. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1983.