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Debtor-Creditor Laws, Amendments, and Revised Statutes: New York State, 1785-1860

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • Romano, Mary Ann
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1990-05-01
Language
English
Free Keywords
bankruptcy; debt; debtor-creditor laws
Description
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1785 / 1860
    Time period: 1785--1860
  • 1983 / 1984
    Collection date: 1983--1984
Geographic Coverage
  • New York (state)
  • United States
Sampled Universe
New York State debtor-creditor laws, amendments, and revised statutes for the years 1785 through 1860.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9255 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Romano, Mary Ann (1990): Debtor-Creditor Laws, Amendments, and Revised Statutes: New York State, 1785-1860. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09255.v1