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Bear Creek Toll Road Ledger, 1886-1889

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-207
Scope and Contents

This Bear Creek Wagon Road Company ledger book lists the date, name of traveler, amount charged for toll, and total amount collected per day for passage on the toll road. It is for the period of December 27, 1886 to January 1889 while being operated by Jefferson County. At the back are lists of monthly expenses incurred for 1887.

Dates: 1886-1889

Clark & Merrill Account Book, 1878-1882

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-215
Scope and Contents Ledger of accounts for Clark and Merrill (Charles F. Clark and Charles Merrill), possibly a store or a lumber mill in Morrison, Colorado. Transactions dated 1878 to 1882. An article in the Golden Weekly Globe of July 13, 1878 states that "Mr. W.S. Smith has sold his store and goods to Messrs. Clark and Merrill. The village loses a good business man; the surrounding country a good postmaster and the lumber men a good buyer... Mr. C.F. Clark expects to be his successor as postmaster." No...
Dates: Existence: Transactions dated 1878-1882

Golden City and Arapahoe Ditch Company Minutes (1876-1879); Mary J. Hyatt Account Book (1890-1893)

 Item — Volume: 1
Identifier: Series-206
Scope and Contents Small book containing meeting minutes of the Golden City and Arapahoe Ditch Company (later the Farmers' High Line Canal) from April 10, 1876 to September 15, 1879, recorded by Secretary A.L. Hyatt. Meetings were held at the brick school house at Ralston Creek. Book also contains the by-laws of the company and some accounting notes. In addition, the book seems to have served as an account book of Mary J. Hyatt, who owned a considerable amount of property, with lists of properties for sale;...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1876-1879; 1890-1893

Poor Farm and Pauper Records, 1893-1939

 Collection
Identifier: Series-196
Scope and Contents Records of aid provided to the county's poor by Jefferson County government. Registers of the Poor may include name, address, nationality, where born, when person came to Colorado, age, sex, aid given (groceries, rent, coal, burial, etc.), whether sent to Poor Farm or hospital, how long supported, dollar amount, cause of poverty, and date of discharge. The Pauper Record book is divided into sections: County Farm; Pauper and Mother's Compensation; Blind Benefit; and...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1893-1939