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Report on the Archives of the State of Vermont, 1917 (Classic Reprint)
Augustus Hunt Shearer
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accounts Act November act of November adjutant Agricultural College Albans annual appointments archives Attorney auditor Bellows Falls Benjamin Gates biennial report bills board of agriculture board of education board of trustees bonds bound Brattleboro Retreat Burlington capitol cent tax certificates civil and military commissioner of agriculture Commissioner of fisheries CONNECTICUT RIVER copies corporations correspondence council of censors county clerks Created by act dome Essex Junction examination filing boxes fisheries and game folio volumes governor Henry Stevens house journals INSANE INSPECTOR Ira Allen Judd legislature letter licenses lower vault Middlebury military affairs militia miscellaneous Montpelier NORMAL SCHOOL North wall November 18 November 26 papers found printed probationer record books regiments Reports published secretary of civil secretary of state's secretary's South wall state's office vault steel filing Stevens papers succeeded superintendent tion treasurer treasurer's UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT vendue Vermont towns Vermont volunteers Weybridge White River Junction wooden filing
Page 331 - ... containing the complete record of each candidate who has taken the examinations ; also the original agreements establishing reciprocity with the several States with which we now have such relations. — Letter from Dr. Harry F. Hamilton, secretary and treasurer, Newport. Reports, 1884BOARD OF EDUCATION. Created by act of November 18, 1856. Existed until 1874; succeeded by State superintendent of education. Reports published 1857-1876. "Records...
Page 323 - The three collections thus far described are the largest and most important, but there is also much else of historical interest. This will be mentioned under the heads of assembly, constitution, elections, governor, appointments, corporations, taxes, licenses, miscellaneous. The location of each lot will be indicated ; where not otherwise mentioned, the office vault will be meant. a. Asscmbly.
Page 330 - Besides the above papers there is preserved for safe-keeping in the office vault a book of surveys by SC Craft, which belongs to Craftsbury Academy. It contains plots of certain" towns. There is also a little book, " Roll of hands, Vermont Statehouse, 1836-37 ; AB Young, superintendent," which is interesting for the salaries paid.
Page 339 - Report, 1880. No papers found. COMMISSIONERS FOR EXAMINING ACCOUNTS AGAINST THE STATE. Report, 1780. No papers found. COMMISSIONERS OF FISHERIES AND GAME. 1892-1904. No papers found. COMMISSIONERS OF VERMONT ON CANAL FROM LAKE CHAMPLAIN TO CONNECTICUT RIVER.
Page 355 - Treasurer's records," and one volume, " Treasurer's office, 1865." In the cellar are old " Grand lists,'1 which, however, may belong under auditor's office. Reports 1778-1813 (?); 1814-1834 in assembly journals; 18341845 in house journals; 1845-1848 in auditor's report; 1846-1870, treasurer's report on State finances, annual; 1870 , biennial. Also, 1778-1849, report of auditor in treasury. TRUSTEES OF PERMANENT SCHOOL FUND.
Page 346 - This office was in existence, by act of November 4, 1855, to 1886, and was followed by board of railroad commissioners, 1886-1908. They cover a most interesting period of Vermont railroad history. Unfortunately there do not seem to be many records left. The " record books " are in Brattleboro with the public service commission. In the latter's office at the statehouse are wooden filing cases labeled " Inspection reports," " Bridge reports," " Accident reports," '' Complaints and petitions," " Passenger...
Page 325 - General list, 1800, 1814, 1816, 1817. South wall ; pockets. Registry of State bonds, 1861, issued under the act of April, 1861. South wall. Registry of State bonds, 1862, issued under the act of November, 1862.
Page 343 - Their records are in 12 volumes in the secretary of state's office vault ; these were published in 8 volumes, 1873-1880. Also in the secretary of state's vault (which see for details) are appointments, 1800-1819; applications for pardons, certificates of officers, oaths, justice of the peace papers, reports of conditional pardons. In the lower vault is " Correspondence of governors,
Page 322 - Weybridge. 26'. Concord, Elmore, Eden, memorandum for Doolittle, Waterbury, Milton (various others), Ryegate. Bound. Stevens, 190; miscellaneous, 30, 1785-1802. 27. John Johnson's field book of lotting. Proprietors
Page 326 - Billings's estate). South wall. Abstracts of sequestered land. Lower vault, south wall, filing cases. Abstract of tiles, Townshend property. South wall ; pocket. Deeds and leases. North wall ; filing box. Record of textbooks ordered received and distributed. 1887. South wall; pocket. Letters, various, unbound, about 12. North wall. John Howe's letter book, 1803-4. North wall. Maple-sugar trees, etc. ; automobile convictions ; masters in chancery, files 1912.