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Debts, Public

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Debt records

Identifier: 2200.006
Scope and Contents

The Debt records document all the debt of the City of Boston. This includes the City Debt, the Water Debt, and any additional bonds or notes issued by the City. Also included are records for the City’s Sinking Fund; the Sinking Fund serves as a means by which the City pays down its debt.

Dates: circa 1842-1938

Finance Commission records

Identifier: 9701.001
Scope and Contents The Boston Finance Commission records are comprised of three series: administrative files, project files, reports. The administrative files is a small series containing the records of the Finance Commissioner and the records of the Boston Assessing Committee. The project files include reports, correspondence, studies and related information on issues investigated by the Boston Finance Commission. The reports series includes both published and unpublished reports that were issued by the...
Dates: 1908-1972

Financial records

Identifier: 2420.006
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.

Dates: 1870-1985

Monthly statements

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2420.002
Scope and Contents

Printed copies of the monthly statements of the Sinking Funds submitted to the Mayor and City Council.

Dates: 1923-1952

Sinking Fund Commissioners proceedings

Identifier: 2420.001
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Commissioners on the Sinking Funds for the payment or redemption of the City Debt.

Dates: 1871-1919

Sinking Fund receipts

Identifier: 2420.005
Scope and Contents

Includes receipts, correspondence, etc. of the Sinking Funds.

Dates: 1935-1943, 1951-1958

Sinking Fund requirements

Identifier: 2420.003
Scope and Contents

Record of the monthly requirements for the operation of the sinking funds.

Dates: 1882-1948

Sinking Fund votes

Identifier: 2420.004
Scope and Contents

Records of votes taken by the Board of Sinking Fund Commissioners.

Dates: 1909-1951