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Welcome to the Booth Library manuscript index. 

The manuscript index contains links to finding aids for the collections of the Booth Library.  Each finding aid has a description of that collection along with a listing of the items within that collection.  The Booth Library staff and volunteers are updating the index daily in order to make your research experience more productive.

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Collection TitleCL 102 Chemung County Surrogate Court RecordsCreatorBooth Library
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Schedules of appraisement and their monetary value. Document010304
In the Matter of the Appraisal, under the Estate Tax Law of the Estate of May Blystone, Deceased. Signed by John L. Fiester, Appraiser. July 27, 1934; August 3, 1934; Febraury 10, 1934.Document010305
Order Appointing Appraiser. In the matter of the appraisement of the Estate of May Blystone, Dec'd, for the purpose of taxation. July 26, 1934. B. L. Newman, surrogate. Document010306
Peition for the Appointment of Appraiser. In the Matter of the Appraisment of the Estate of May Blystone, Dec'd., for tthe Purpose of Taxations. Belle Reynolds June 14, 1934.Document010307
Administrator's Bond. Belle Reynolds, Louis B. Reynolds, and Thomas M. Losie. July 14, 1934.Document010308
In the matter of the petition of Belle Reynolds for letters of administration of, etc., of May Blystone. July 12, 1934.Document010309
In the matter of the Estate of George Pickering, deceased. Order for Opening Safe Deposit Box. March 29, 1935. B. L. Newman, surrogate.Document010401
Last Will and Testament of George Pickering. March 30, 1935. Four copies. Document010402
Notice of Entry of Order Assessing Tax. In the Matter of the Estate of George Pickering, deceased. Beneficiary: Dorothy Pickering Balz, Ruth Pickering Pinchot, and Hannah Pickering. B. L. Newman, surrogate. March 28, 1935.Document010403
In the Matter of the Estate of George Pickering, Deceased. Peition and Order for Transfer of Stock. B. L. Newman, surrogate. Feb. 14, 1936.Document010404
In the matter of the Appraisement of the Estate of George Pickering, Deceased, for the Purpose of Taxation. September 13, 1935. B. L. Newman, Surrogate. Document010405
In the matter of the appraisement under the Estate Tax Law of the Estate of George Pickering, Deceased. Return and Schedules. Filed on the behalf of Dorothy Pickering Balz. Filed September 10, 1935.Document010406
In the Matter of the Appraisal of the Estate of George Pickering, Deceased, Pursuant to the provisions of the Tax Law. September 5, 1935. Document010407
Order Appointing Appraiser. In the matter of the appraisement of the Estate of George Pickering, Dec'd., for the purpose of taxation. September 3, 1935.Document010408
In the matter of proving the Last Will and Terstament of George Pickering, deceased. R. P. McDowell, Notary Public. March 30, 1935.Document010409
In the Matter of Proving the Last Will and Testament of George Pickering, deceased. Proofs. Reva Rochwell and Kate Dean Andrew signed this on March 29 and 30, 1935.Document010410
In the Matter of the Appraisement of the Estate of George Pickering Dec'd., for the Purpose of Taxation. Petition for the Appointment of Appraiser. Dorothy P. Balz. R. P. McDowell, Notary Public. August 3, 1935.Document010411
Petition for Probate. In the Matter of Proving the Last will and Testament of George Pickering, Dec'd., As a Will of Real and Personal Property. Dorothy Pickering Balz, petitioner. R. P. McDowell, Notary Public. March 30, 1935. Document010412
Testate Estate. Surrogate's Court-County of Chemung-Transfer Tax Record. George Pickering. With a check attached. Sept. 17, 1935.Document010413
Testate Estate. Surrogate's Court-County of Chemung-Transfer Tax Record. Sidney A. Manwarring. Document010501
Two letters to Mrs. T. M. Robertson concerning the Estate of Sidney A. Manwaring. Septemeber 22, 1933 and October 4, 1933.Letter010502
In the matter of the petition of Swen L. Larson for the letters of adiminstration of, etc., of Sidney A. Manwaring, Deceased. Peition for Letters of Administration. October 31, 1933.Document010503
To Mr. Wallace W. Seeley from Dr. Tammah M. Robertson. Concerning Dr. T. M. Robertson's Uncle Sidney Manwaring's Estate and any heirs. October 1, 1933.Letter010504
In the matter of the Appointment of an Administrator of the Estate of Sidney A. Manwaring, Deceased. Waiver and Consent. December 11, 1933.Document010505
Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland. October 31, 1933. Wallace W. Seeley. Deposit Slip010506
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