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Modification of Order of October 27th Designating the Attorney
General to Supersede the District Attorney of New York
STATE OF New YORK — EXECUTIVE CHAMBER
State of New York: SIR.— The provisions of my order of October 27, 1920, appointing and directing the attorney-general to manage and conduct certain actions and proceedings therein referred to in place and stead of the district attorney of the county of New York are hereby modified so that the powers and duties conferred upon the attorneygeneral by the terms of said order shall take effect and shall be exercised by the latter only as and from the date fixed by my said order for the convening of the Extraordinary Trial Term of the Supreme Court. Meanwhile the district attorney shall continue to exercise all the powers conferred upon him by statute as though my order of October 27, 1920, had not been made.
Given under my hand and the Privy Seal of the State of
New York at the Capitol in the City of Albany, this [L. S.] first day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and twenty.
(Signed) ALFRED E. SMITH. By the Governor : JEREMIAH F. CONNOR,
Secretary to the Governor.
Designating the Attorney General to Represent the People at a
Term of the Supreme Court Being Held in the County of
Albany, December 31, 1920. To the Honorable CHARLES D. Newton, Attorney General, State of
New York, Albany, N. Y.: SIR.— At the request of Edward Swann, district attorney of New York county, and in pursuance of the provisions of section 62 of the Executive Law, I hereby require that you, the Attorney-General of the State of New York, attend in person, or by one of your deputies, a term of the Supreme Court, appointed and now being held in the county of New York, and at such later term or terms of said court as shall be appointed or fixed hereafter, and to be held in and for the county of New York, for the purpose of managing, conducting and trying in said court, the following indictments found by the Extraordinary Grand Jury of the county of New York against Jacob L. Goldman for perjury, Bernard Friedman for per
and stead the power $82, and by, and action
jury and David Hirshfield for publishing a libel; and any appeals arising out of said trials, and that in person or by your deputy, so attending in the place and stead of the District Attorney of New York county, you exercise all the powers, and perform all the duties conferred upon you by said section 62, and by this requirement made thereunder; and that in such proceeding and action, the district attorney of New York county shall only exercise such powers and perform such duties as are required of him by you or the deputy attorney-general so attending.
(Signed) ALFRED E. SMITH,
Governor of the State of New York.