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Secretary of State - Appointments, Oaths and Public Official Bonds


Series:
Department of State
Office of Administrative Law
Judges Files, ca. 1979-1982
Control #:
SSTAL002
Format:
2 c.f. (4 boxes)

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Commission and Appointment Certificates, 1744-1915
Control #:
SSTSE001
Format:
2 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Oaths of Office of State and County Officials, 1785-2004
Control #:
SSTSE004
Format:
39 c.f. (84 boxes)
Arrangement:
Numerical or alphabetical
Notes:
Includes a card-file name index.

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Oaths of Members and Clerks of the Court of Appeals and Court of Errors and Appeals, 1803-1948
Control #:
SSTSE006
Format:
1 c.f. (11 map folders, 2 manuscr. folders)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Oaths of Office of Governors and Acting Governors, 1802-2004
Control #:
SSTSE007
Format:
1 c.f. (2 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
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Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Oaths of Office of Members and Employees of the Legislature, 1776-1956
Control #:
SSTSE009
Format:
10 c.f. (3 boxes, 237 map folders)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes General Assembly, Legislative Council and State Senate members, officers and employees.

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Appointments made by Joint Meetings of the Legislature, 1843-1899
Control #:
SSTSE010
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Executive Appointments and Senate Confirmations, 1845-2004
Control #:
SSTSE012
Format:
46 c.f. (83 boxes including card index boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological
Notes:
Includes unprocessed accessions.

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Records relating to Foreign Commissioners of Deeds, 1882-1900
Control #:
SSTSE013
Format:
2.5 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes applications, commissions, oaths & seals of commissioners authorized in other states to acknowledge New Jersey deeds.

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Commission and Appointment Registers, 1851-1953
Control #:
SSTSE014
Format:
5 c.f. (15 vols.)
Arrangement:
By record type, then chronological
Notes:
Includes commissions of elected & appointed state/local officials. For pre-1856 commissions, see Deeds, Surveys and Commissions.

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Public Official Bonds, 1759-1989
Control #:
SSTSE051
Format:
19.7 c.f. (39 boxes, 1 vol.)
Arrangement:
Numerical

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Oaths, Bonds and Licenses of Pilots, 1849-1901
Control #:
SSTSE058
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by pilot's name
Notes:
Includes pilots of Sandy Hook Sandbar and New Jersey Harbors.

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Railroad Police Applications, 1942-1989
Control #:
SSTSE063
Format:
2.5 c.f. (5 boxes)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Lists of County Officers, Commissioners of Deeds, and Justices of the Peace, 1861-1905
Control #:
SSTSE067
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By year, then county

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Applications and Orders to Prosecute Public Official Bonds, 1856-1896
Control #:
SSTSE070
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Financial Disclosures, 1974-1990
Control #:
SSTSE084
Format:
57.5 c.f. (57 boxes and 1 envelope)

Series:
Department of State
Secretary of State's Office
Commission and Appointment Cards, ca. 1868-1930s
Control #:
SSTSE092
Format:
9.5 c.f. (57 index card boxes)
Arrangement:
Various
Notes:
Includes notaries public, foreign commissioners of deeds, justices of the peace, and commissioners of deeds.


~ The collections listed on this page represent 200.45 c.f. of paper records ~



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