Forms, account book samples, and instructions sent to the Kaskaskia Register and Receiver include journals; ledgers; receipts issued by the Receiver; Receiver's receipt register; public land purchase applications; certificates granted by the Register; Register's certificate register, and public land purchase application register.
United States. General Land Office. Danville District.
Illinois State Archives
Outgoing correspondence to Commissioner of General Land Office, Secretary of U.S. Treasury and U.S. Treasurer primarily concerns returns and corrections of monthly and quarterly accounts, procurement of office supplies and furniture, military bounty land warrants and scrip and general operations of land office.
File primarily contains memoranda, working papers, correspondence, transcripts, reports and sound recordings gathered by the Governor's Revenue Study Committee which was established to study the tax structure of the state and explore the possibility of instituting a state income tax. The correspondence also includes appropriations authorizations; resignations and appointments; consular courtesy cards requests; Attorney General and Court of Claims opinions; executive orders (e.g. creation of Committee on Criminal Justice; orders to the Adjutant General to activate the militia to "execute the requests of the said Mayor of the City of Chicago"); materials collected at National Conference of Lieutenant Governors and at National Governors' Conference; and the official list of votes received by presidential electors in Illinois during 1968 election. Correspondents usually are local, state and federal governments officials.
Includes papers submitted to the Secretary of State in compliance with election statutes. Until 1910, records consist of abstracts of votes compiled by county and state officials declaring election results for federal, state, district and county offices; referendums; and primary elections (1906- ). Entries for each abstract includes: type of election (e.g., general); positions up for election, or referendum propositions submitted; candidate names and party affiliation; votes received; county; election dates and abstract certification. Statewide abstracts from county abstracts, which appear infrequently before 1848, give statewide vote totals and after 1960, abstracts of county elections results are not included. Filed with election returns is correspondence concerning contested elections and voting irregularities.
Registers contain numerical lists of emergency relief warrants (authorized 1931) issued by the Auditor of Public Accounts. Warrant entries include warrant number, amount, issuance and cancellation dates; and warrantee name.
Entries are for state bond purchases and show security type, certificate number, amounts of principle ;nad interest, party from whom purchased, and dates purchased and canceled. Also included is the Governor's proclamation authorizing the purchase of securities.
Files concern the disposition of swamp and overflowed lands in the public domain. Included are lists of swamp lands selected, claimed, acknowledged, allowed, disallowed, sold, and disputed; affidavits made in support of claims; minutes of county board proceedings concerning seamp lands; General Land Office circulars and dicisions concerning claims and appeals; swamp land patents; and correspondence. Incoming correspondence to the Governor is from the General Land Office, Agent for the School Court, Illinois State Agent, United States Treasurer, Surveyor General for Illinois and Missouri, Auditor of Public Accounts, county officials, and private citizens. Incoming correspondence to the Surveyor General for Illinois and Missouri is from the General Land Office, Vandalia Land Office, Governor, county officials and private citizens.
Illinois. Department of Labor. Division of Statistics and Research.
Illinois State Archives
26 cubic ft.
Monthly and annual reports were submitted by Illinois Department of Labor to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For residential buildings in each city, town, or village, reports include number of buildings; estimated cost; families planned for by category (e.g., one- and two- family dwellings; one- and two- family dwellings with stores or shops; multi-family dwellings; multi-family dwellings with stores or shops; hotels; lodging houses; other non-housekeeping dwellings) and new residential building total.
Annual reports are of credit unions filed with the Auditor of Public Accounts (1925-1957) or the Department of Financial Institutions (1957-date). Each annual report includes name and location of credit union; date of report; dates on which cetificate of approval establishing credit union was issued by Auditor or Department of Financial Institutions and filed with county recorder of deeds; names, titles, and addresses of officers; names of members of board of directors, credit committee, and supervisory committee; office hours of credit union; names, titles, and salaries of employees; total number of members and number added or withdrawn during year; amount of entrance fees; rate of interest charges; and dates of annual meetings. Also included are tabulated statements of assets, liabilities, receipts, and disbursements; schedules of bonds and securities owned by the credit union; and description of shares in credit union held by members (e.g., par value, maximum number which may be ... Read More
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