Estray records -- Jefferson County (Colo.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Estray Records, 1865-1991
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents Estrays are valuable, tame animals (cattle or horses) found running at large or outside the limits of their usual range or pasture. Estray notices are filed when an animal is either lost or found wandering and presumed escaped from its owner. The animal is examined for a brand and its owner notified. If no owner is found in the brand records, the notice is posted, allowing the owner time to reclaim the animal. If not claimed, the animal is sold. This collection contains notices of animals...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1865-1991
Found in: Jefferson County Archives / Estray Records, 1865-1991