New York Judiciary Law
Sec. § 417
Service, How Made

The service must be upon the defendant personally, or if he cannot, upon diligent inquiry, be found in the state, the court, upon proof of that fact may order publication to be made in such manner as it deems proper, of a notice requiring him to appear at a specified time and place, and answer the articles of impeachment.
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