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County Clerks' reports (statements) on the highway money system

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This series consists of statement reports relating to using of a percentage of property tax assessments to finance money highway repairs. The reports are primarily on printed forms. Some forms are accompanied by comptroller's correspondence and board of supervisor's correspondence, etc. For some counties (very limited) there are maps of highways delineated. The form contains a listing by county of assessed valuation of taxable property and percentages of assessment to use for the money system of highway repair.
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0.3 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1902, 1905
Series Number:
A1374

Arrangement

Alphabetical by county.

Administrative History

Laws of 1902, Ch. 156, and Laws of 1904, Ch. 183, were concerned with giving localities the option of changing from the labor to the money system of highway repair, and of using property tax assessments (according to prescribed formulas) of the locales to finance the money highway system.

Scope and Content Note

The statement reports for 1902 and 1905 are primarily on printed forms. Some forms are accompanied by comptroller's correspondence and board of supervisor's correspondence, etc. For some counties (very limited) there are maps of highways delineated. The form contains a listing by county of assessed valuation of taxable property and percentages of assessment to use for the money system of highway repair.

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There are no restrictions regarding access to or use of the material.

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Related Materials

Series A1375, Highway money system reports by county boards, contains reports for years (1911-1913) following this series.

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