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HON 127: Ways of Discovering/Stories of the North Country  

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Instructor: Dr. Mark Richard


    Clinton County Records

    Clinton County Courthouse, Government Center, downtown Plattsburgh 

    County Clerk’s Office, first floor

    Contact: (518) 565-4700

    Open Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


    Civil case records



    Book of Aliens Admitted with Declarations of Intent


    Clerk of Courts Office, third floor

    Contact: (518) 565-4715


    Current files go back to the 1960s; before that, can find information written in the minute books that are in the County Clerk’s Office—can look up names there

    Older records are with the County Historian who has an office in the building

    Criminal records from 1989 on are computerized


    Surrogate’s Court, third floor

    Contact: (518) 565-4630 [call in advance]


    Probate records, beginning in 1700s


    Clinton County Historian’s Office, first floor

    Contact person: Anastasia Pratt (518) 565-4749

    Open Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


    Certificates of Conviction, 1893-1906

    County Court Judgments, beginning 1790

    Coroner’s Inquests, 1790-1876

    County jail intake records, 1830s-1960s

    Correspondence of Judge Healy

    Some Poorhouse ledgers

    Some diaries and scrapbooks


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    2 Draper Avenue
    Plattsburgh, NY 12901
    (518) 564-5206
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