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Scope and Contents Record of amounts paid to traverse jurors, grand jurors, officers, witnesses, etc. in the Civil Superior Court.
Scope and Contents Record of amounts paid to traverse jurors, grand jurors, officers, witnesses, etc. in the Criminal Superior Court.
Scope and Contents Record of receipt of payment for jurors, etc.
Scope and Contents Record of fees paid in the Supreme Judicial Court. Includes amounts charged to the Commonwealth.
Scope and Contents Two volumes of City Treasurer correspondence.
Dates: 1875-1881, 1908-1909
Scope and Contents City Treasurer's files of departmental correspondence, Commonwealth departmental correspondence and correspondence with banks. This collection is unprocessed.
Scope and Contents note Includes record of City Wharfage, 1829-1832; List of Vessels laying at City Wharf, 1829-1831; and financial journals, 1829-1832 and 1839-1841. City Wharfage volume lists date, name of vessel, list of items on board and charge. Vessels laying at City Wharf volume lists date, name of vessel, place, master, owner or agent, time of leaving, number of days at wharf, and fee.
Dates: 1829-1832, 1839-1841
Scope and Contents Records documenting the collection of taxes for real estate, personal estate and polls. Usually lists name, amount of tax assessed and amount paid or abated.
Dates: circa 1822-1973
Series — Volumes: 1-5
Scope and Contents Includes County drafts for Police Court, 1864-1867; County drafts for Municipal Court for criminal business, 1867-1879; and County drafts for Municipal Court for Civil business, 1867-1879. Includes record of bills for charges and expenses arising in said court.
Scope and Contents Various financial records kept by the City Treasurer. Includes ledgers, journals, cash books, records of bonds, records of debt, etc.
Dates: circa 1822-1980
Scope and Contents Includes Ledgers of the Sinking funds, 1881-1894, 1921-1955; Cashbooks and Journals, 1881-1985 with gaps; Schedules of Investments, circa 1881-1945; Drafts, 1877-1898; Receipts and Disbursements, 1870-1882; and other miscellaneous volumes.
Scope and Contents Requests by the Mayor to the City Treasurer to pay persons named the sums listed. From 1820-1822, the requests are made by the Selectmen.
Dates: 1820 September-1870 April
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Printed copies of the monthly statements of the Sinking Funds submitted to the Mayor and City Council.
Scope and Contents Accounts of bills of cost in criminal cases brought before the Police Court in the City of Boston within and for the County of Suffolk in which cases were final and terminated in said court. Includes case number, date, defendant's name, offense, officers' fees, court fees and witnesses.
Dates: 1823-1852, 1855-1860
Scope and Contents By ordinance passed June 17, 1870, all monies received by police officers for fees as witnesses and paid by them into the City Treasury would be kept as a separate fund and be invested and managed by the Mayor, City Auditor and City Treasurer. The income of said fund would be applied to the relief of persons who received an honorable discharge from the Police force by reason of sickness, age or other inability and in necessitous circumstances and also to the relief of widows and orphans of...
Scope and Contents Record of receipt of payment of city draft. Includes amount and signature.
Scope and Contents Record of court fees paid by the City Treasurer for Municipal Court, jurors, inquests, Police Court and Supreme Judicial Court.
Scope and Contents Includes lists of vessels arriving and names of passengers.
Scope and Contents Ledgers documenting expenditures of the Town of Boston, 1809/1810, 1812/1813-1813/1814, 1815/1816 1819/1820. Expenditures are listed by department or account.
Scope and Contents Record of fees paid for transport of prisoners. Includes no. of case, name, offense, station, officer and amount of fee.
Scope and Contents Record of receipt of fees paid to officers and witnesses in cases of insanity.
Item — Volume: 1
Scope and Contents Record of receipt of fees paid to officers and witnesses in cases of truancy.
Scope and Contents Record of fees paid for inquests, 1827-1848, 1854-1864, 1869-1879; and state inquests, 1874-1877. Includes name of deceased, date, jurors, coroner, constable, witnesses and amount paid. The volumes for the years 1854-1864 include fire inquests.
Dates: 1827-1879 with gaps
Scope and Contents In 1822, the Police Court was established for criminal cases and the Justices' Court was established for civil cases. Includes records of the amount of fees received by the Clerk of the Justices Court for the County of Suffolk, 1822-1859; records of fines, costs etc. received in the Police Court, 1822-1859; and record of fees received in Justices and Police Court, 1824-1830.
Scope and Contents Record of fees paid for witnesses, officers, etc. in the Municipal Court.
Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Records of payment and receipt of fees for witnesses and officers in the Police Court.
Series — Volumes: 1-10
Scope and Contents Record of payments of the drafts of the Mayor and Aldermen and County drafts of the Mayor and Aldermen. Volume 1 includes payment of drafts of the Overseers of the Poor.
Scope and Contents Includes Daily Abstracts of Receipts and Disbursements, 1886-1914 and 1917-1918; Monthly Abstracts of Receipts and Disbursements, 1886-1902; and General Abstracts, 1921-1985 with gaps. Some volumes are in extremely poor condition.
Dates: 1886-1985 with gaps
Scope and Contents Records of rents received for use of city-owned properties. Properties include Faneuil Hall, Faneuil Hall Market, Old State House, surplus school buildings and fire stations, etc. Includes Rent book, 1819-1852; Rent receipt book, 1850-1853; Rent book "B" and "C", 1882-1917; and Rent books, 1917-1940.
Dates: 1819-1940 with gaps
Scope and Contents Record of suits against the City in which summonses have been served upon the City Treasurer for 1881-1899 and ?-1927. Includes date, name of plaintiff, attachment, course of action, and date returnable to Superior Court and Municipal Court.
Dates: 1887-1927 with gaps
- Names: Boston (Mass.). Treasury Department X
- Costs (Law) 14
- Courts 14
- Finance, Public 12
- Appropriations and expenditures 7
- Municipal finance 7
- Debts, Public 6
- Sinking-funds 6
- Jurors 3
- Taxation 3
- Account books 2
- Correspondence 2
- Tax collection 2
- Trusts and trustees 2
- Annual reports 1
- Charitable bequests 1
- Coroners 1
- Emigrants 1
- Immigrants 1
- Litigation 1
- Mentally ill 1 ∧ less
- Suffolk County (Mass.) 14
- Massachusetts. Police Court (Boston) 6
- Boston (Mass.). Collecting Department 4
- Massachusetts. Municipal Court (Boston) 3
- Boston (Mass.). Office of the Mayor 2