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David A. Paterson papers, 2005-2011

Series V: General Correspondence, 2007-2010

This series contains correspondence received by the Governor, and the responses sent by either the Governor or his representatives. The correspondence documents events, policy decision, and other activities related to the work of the Governor and the Governor's Office. The majority of the correspondence is available only in digital format.

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Subseries V.1: General Correspondence, 2008-2010, Digital: 19.36GB in 43936 folders and 108596 files

This subseries contains correspondence received by the Governor, and the responses sent by either the Governor or his representatives. These correspondence files were maintained by the Governor's Correspondence Unit. The correspondence documents events, policy decisions, and other activities related to the work of the Governor and the Governor's Office.


Subseries V.2: Special Correspondence, 2008-2010, Digital: 2.97MB in 52 files

This subseries consists of a digital folder entitled "Miscellaneous Correspondence" that contains copies of letters signed by the Governor Paterson that are related to either high priorities or to historic events that occurred during his term.


Subseries V.3: Selected Original Correspondence, 2008-2010, Paper: .66 Linear Feet

This subseries contains a small amount of original correspondence received by Governor Paterson. The records include congratulatory cards and correspondence received after Governor Paterson's inauguration, correspondence from government officials, and a special occasion correspondence file.



Box 31 Congratulation Greeting Cards to Governor Patterson, 2008 March, 2008


Box 31 Congratulation Letters to Governor Paterson, 2008 March, 2008


Box 31 Foreign Officials Correspondence, 2009-2010


Box 31 Ravitch Appointment Correspondence, 2009-2010


Box 31 Resignations of Legislators, 2009-2010


Box 31 Resignations to the Governor, 2008-2010


Box 31 Special Occasion Correspondence, 2008-2010


Box 31 State and Federal Officials Correspondence, 2008-2010


Subseries V.4: Correspondence Received with Reports, 2007-2010, Paper: .5 Linear Feet

This subseries contains cover letters that were received with reports that were sent to the Governor's Office. The majority of these relate to reports that government agencies are required to send to the Governor's Office.



Box 28 Correspondence Received with Reports, 2007-2010, (6 Folders)


Subseries V.5: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2009-2010, Paper: 1 Folder

This subseries contains a paper file of miscellaneous correspondence from 2009-2010.


Box 28 Investigations, 2009-2010

(Correspondence related to various state investigations)


Box 28 Correspondence, Miscellaneous, 2009-2010


Box 28 Miscellaneous Correspondence, 2010