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New York State Constitutional Convention 1894   

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Pay of the Legislature and Constitutional Convention 1894 [cover title]


[New York State]




Unpaginated. About 200  ledger pages filled out in manuscript, with more blank pages at the rear. 42x35 cm (16x13"), period half morocco and cloth, morocco cover label lettered in gilt.

A ledger begun in 1894, listing members of the New York State legislature and other workers, with their handwritten names, titles, hours and days worked, amounts paid, etc. Likely started at the 1894 New York State Constitutional Convention, the listings continue through at least 1902. Tipped in at the front is a 2 pp.1899 notarized, typed and signed document in which legislative member Charles P. Dillon appoints Frank N. Petrie as his attorney. 

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Good amount of wear and rubbing to boards, top board detached but present, spine strip lacking; some gatherings at front loose but holding, interior with general light wear, toning, scattered finger soiling, etc. throughout; about good.

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