New York Judiciary Law
Sec. § 298
Stenographer Must Preserve Records of His Predecessor

If the stenographer dies, or his office becomes otherwise vacant, before the expiration of the time specified in section two hundred and ninety-eight, the original stenographic notes taken upon trials and hearings must be delivered to his successor in office, to be held by him with like effect, as if they had been taken by him.
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