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Registers of audited bills

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 documents expenses of the House of Refuge and were kept for the Executive Committee monthly audit of bills. Bills for each month included the following information: bill number; payee name; date and amount of bill; and total amount of bills for the month. Following the audit, a committee member signed an endorsement under the list of bills stating that they have been audited and a warrant issued for payment of the bills (no endorsements after August 1925).
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Quantity:
0.7 cu. ft. (3 volumes)
Inclusive Dates:
1909-1933
Series Number:
A3186

Arrangement

Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These volumes, kept for the auditing purposes of the institution's Executive Committee, document the expenses of the institution.

Payments were made to payroll and to businesses or individuals supplying goods or services; however, except in the case of payroll, there is no indication of what the payments were for.

The Executive Committee conducted a monthly audit of bills. Bills for each month were listed in entries providing: bill number (assigned consecutively); name of payee; amount of bill; date of bill; and total amount of bills for the month. Following the audit, a committee member signed an endorsement under the list of bills stating that they have been audited and a warrant issued for payment of the bills (no endorsements after August 1925).

Use of Records

Access Restrictions

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

Custodial History

The Dept. of Correction placed these records on loan to the Syracuse University Library from 1960-1977.

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