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Washington County (Ga.) Board of Commissioners for Roads, Public Property and Finance record book

Washington County (Ga.) Board of Commissioners for Roads, Public Property and Finance record book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Washington County (Ga.) Board of Commissioners for Roads, Public Property and Finance record book
Creator: Washington County (Ga.). Board of Commissioners for Roads, Public Property and Finance.
Inclusive Dates: 1894-1904
Language: English
Extent: 1.2 Linear Feet (1 volume in 1 oversized box)
Collection Number: ms223
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Board of Commissioners for Roads, Public Property and Finance for Washington County, Georgia was established by an Act of the Georgia General Assembly on December 15, 1897.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a record book containing minutes and financial accounts of the Washington County (Ga.) Board of Commissioners for Roads, Public Property and Finance from January, 1898 - October, 1904. The minutes describe the meetings of the board and pertain to activities of the Home for the Poor, the jail, and other public institutions; aid to indigent confederate veterans; the building of public roads or utilities; and appointment of board members. The financial accounts are included with the minutes and contain accounts audited, approved, paid and the names of the payees; poll taxes paid, general taxes paid; and the names of any loan defaulters.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Washington County (Ga.) Board of Commissioners for Roads, Public Property and Finance record book, ms223, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Almshouses -- Georgia.
Jails -- Georgia.
Minutes (administrative records)
Poll tax -- Georgia.
Public utilities -- Georgia.
Roads -- Georgia -- Design and construction.
Tax records.
Taxation -- Georgia.
Veterans -- Confederate States of America.
Washington County (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
oversized_boxvolume
11Record book