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Accession number 1996.025
Catalog Number 1996.025.0021
Object Name Ledger
Year Range from 1945
Year Range to 1974
Made Walter S. Booth & Son
Place of Origin Minneapolis/Minnesota
Description Ledger book titled "Clerk's Register of Receipts and Disbursements and Town Record Book" kept by the town of Sand Creek. The book has hard green book cloth covers reinforced at the corners and spine with red book cloth. The pages are bound and printed with page numbers and grids for tracking the town clerk's monetary transactions. It has a title page, maker's marks, and instructional pages. The ledger is divided into three sections. The first section is the clerk's register of receipts (receipt date, receipt number, total amount received, received from, received for, revenue or general fund amount, road and bridge fund, dragging fund, poor fund, and fire fund). The center section is the clerk's register of orders issued (date of order, order number, amount of order, check if paid by treasurer, paid to whom, paid for what, revenue or general fund, road and bridge fund, drag fund, poor fund, and fund to be named). The final section are Sand Creek Town Board meeting minutes. Discussions included wages, a proposed trailer court, road construction, yearly audits, snow plowing, and so on.
People Schroeder, William
Schaak, Marvin
Lucas, Wilfred
Search Terms Ledger
Sand Creek Township
Sand Creek Town Board
Money
Receipt