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Debtor-Creditor Laws, Amendments, and Revised Statutes: New York State, 1785-1860 (ICPSR 9255)
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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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: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09255.v1
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Original ICPSR Release: 1990-05-01
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