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(City Auditor)
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The position of City Auditor was created in 1852 to audit the municipal tax and assessment collections, work formerly done ...More

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Sub Series Details 1853-1855 Journal Daily account of tax receipts and various other financial transactions. Volume generally shows work of City Collector, Appeal Tax Court, City Commissioners, and the other municipal agencies. BCA BRG6-1
Sub Series Details 1854, 1856 Cash Books Record of the collections of tax arrearages showing owner and amount of arrearage. Individual volumes for state and city taxes for 1854; cash book for 1856 does not indicate either form or tax. BCA BRG6-2
Sub Series Details 1855 Tax Sales Record Daily account of property sold at auction for tax arrearages. Information includes a complete description of the property, name of the highest bidder, and amount of bid. BCA BRG6-3
Sub Series Details 1856-1859 City Auditor's Correspondence This series contains the City Auditor's and City Collector's daily reports to the City Register, describing property sold at public auction for tax arrearages and for the opening and paving of streets. Information includes a complete description of the property, the names of the property holder and highest bidder, an ...More

Sub Series Details 1857-1859 Reports Monthly reports of tax arrearages collected and monies expended by the auditor, as well as interest accrued. The purpose for which taxes were collected include public schools, courts, city poor, internal improvements, pumps, and paving and grading. Expenditures most frequently listed are tax refunds, auditor's commissions or checks, public printing, ...More