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New York State Comptroller's Office Comptroller's Ledger of Accounts with County Agricultural Societies

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:
State appropriations for county agricultural societies were authorized by L. 1841, Ch. 169; L. 1845, Ch. 169; L. 1845, Ch. 60; and L. 1848, Ch. 299. This series contains ledgers of accounts kept by the Comptroller's office for state aid to agricultural societies; and reports submitted to the Comptroller by treasurers of county agricultural societies.
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0.55 cubic feet (includes 1 volume)
Inclusive Dates:
1841-1903
Series Number:
A1298

Arrangement

A1298-78: Alphabetical by county.

A1298-07: Chronological.

Administrative History

State appropriations for county agricultural societies were authorized by L. 1841, Ch. 169; L. 1845, Ch. 169; L. 1845, Ch. 60; L. 1848, Ch. 299.

Scope and Content Note

A1298-78: This volume is a ledger of accounts kept by the Comptroller's office for state aid to agricultural societies; and treasurer's reports of county agricultural societies to the Comptroller. On the debit side of the ledger are entered state appropriations to county agricultural societies and voluntary subscriptions; on the credit side are entered cash payments for premiums offered at agricultural fairs, and balances carried forward. There is an index in the front of this volume.

A1298-07: This accretion contains treasurer's reports of county agricultural societies to the State Comptroller's office. The counties include Steuben and Oswego and the town of Hornellsville (Steuben County).

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

Processing Information

A1298-07: These reports were transferred to the State Archives by the New York State Library in 1978 but somehow became estrayed. They were later identified and accessioned in June 2007 as part of the eleventh floor relocation project.

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