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Debtor-Creditor Laws, Amendments, and Revised Statutes: New York State, 1785-1860 (ICPSR 9255)

Principal Investigator(s): Romano, Mary Ann

Summary:

This data collection contains information on New York State debtor-creditor laws, amendments, and revised statutes for the years 1785 through 1860. Designed to explain the changing patterns of growth in debtor-creditor laws over time on the basis of content analysis, this data collection focuses on the following major areas of investigation: imprisonment for debt, bankruptcy, insolvency, usury/interest of money/circulation, distress for rent, estates in trust, recovery of debts and demands, relief, fraudulent debtors, partners and joint debtors, and other miscellaneous categories.

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Citation

Romano, Mary Ann. Debtor-Creditor Laws, Amendments, and Revised Statutes: New York State, 1785-1860. ICPSR09255-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1990. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09255.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09255.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    bankruptcy, debt, debtor-creditor laws

Geographic Coverage:    New York (state), United States

Time Period:   

  • 1785--1860

Date of Collection:   

  • 1983--1984

Universe:    New York State debtor-creditor laws, amendments, and revised statutes for the years 1785 through 1860.

Data Type(s):    aggregate data

Methodology

Data Source:

LAWS OF NEW YORK

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:   1990-05-01

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