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Proceedings of Board

2. (SUPERVISORS’ FILES), 1837--. In (County Clerk’s Miscellaneous Files), entry 66.

Documents involved in county board proceedings, consisting of mothers’ and blind pension petitions and warrants; contracts and bonds of county physicians; reports of township and county officers; sheep claims; courthouse, county farm, and jail construction and improvement plans; petitions, bids, and contracts for county work; peddlers’ and business licenses; grand and petit jury lists; cancelled county orders; reports of state auditor on settlement for taxes; reports of grand jury on condition of jail; resignations of county officers; sales of school and swamp lands; road labor lists; school district organizations and changes; school and road tax levies; ground-hog, wolf, fox, sparrow, and crow bounty warrants; county farm leases; and minutes of meetings of county board and school, road, and drainage district commissioners. No obvious arr. For index, see entry 1, Hdw. Typed, and hdw. And typed on pr. Fm.

For record of jury lists, 1935--, see entry 67 (Xvi)

3. SUPERVISORS’ MINUTES (Record), 1837--. 16v. (1, B-G, 2-5, 1-5). Title varies: Commissioners’ Court, v. 1, 1837-49; County Court Record, v. B-D, 1850-78; County Board Record, v. E-G, 1879-1900; County Board Minutes, v. 2-5, 1901-24.

Record of proceedings of county board, including minutes of meetings, communications, reports of committees, petitions, resolutions, reports of county officers, and approval of claims. Also contains Record of Road Plats 1837-72, 1879-99, entry 5; Record of Official Bonds, 1837-77, 1921--, entry 63. Arr. By date of proceedings. 1837-60, 1870-78, 1896-1906, no index; 1861-69, 1879-95, 1907--, indexed alph. By title of subject; for index to plats, see entry 6. 1837-1909, hdw.; 1910--, typed. 478 – 562 p. 14 x 9-1/2 x 2 – 19-1/2 x 13 x 3. Co. clk.’s off., 1st fl.

4. COUNTY BOARD MINUTES, 1854-96. 8v. (7 not labeled, 1). Title varies: Ledger, 1v., 1854-61; Record, 1v., 1862-72; Dockets of County Board in County Business, 2 v., 1873-78.

Minures of meetings of board of commissioners, showing date of meeting, names of commissioners, and chairman of board, resolutions, county officers’ reports, and action on claims. Arr. by date of meeting. No index. Hdw. 478 p. 14 x 9-1/2 x 2. Co. clk’s off., 1st fl.

5. RECORD OF ROAD PLATS, 1873-78. 1 v. 1837-72, 1879-99 in Supervisors’ Minutes (Record), entry 3.

Plats of roads, showing legal description of area, locations and names of roads, waterways, and towns, name of surveyor, and date of survey. Arr. by twp. And range nos. For index , see entry 6. Draftsman: County surveyor. Hdw. And hand-drawn. 80 p. 17 x 14 x . Co. clk’s off., 1st fl.

6. PLAT INDEX TO ROADS CASS COUNTY, 1837-99. 1 v. Index to road plats in Supervisors’ Minutes (Record), 1837-72, 1879-99. entry 3, and to Record of Road Plats, 1873-78, entry 5, showing township and range numbers, and book and page of entry. Arr. by twp., sec., and range nos. Hdw. 100 p. 18 x 12 x . Co. Clk.’s off., 1st fl.

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7. INDEX OR LIST OF NAMES OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO COUNTY ORDERS, 1865-1872. 1 v.

List of county employees, showing name and address of employee, position, and office. Arr. alph. By name of employee. No index. Hdw. Under pr. hdgs. 200 p. 18 x 14 x 1. Strm., bsmt.

Disposition of Accounts

(See also entries 2, 7)

Register of County Orders

 

8. REGISTER OF WARRANTS, 1837--. 14 v. (3 not labeled, C, 1 not labeled; A-1). Title varies: Day Book, 1 v., 1851-58; Register of County Orders Issued, v. C, 1864-74; Register of County Orders, 1 v., 1875-80, v. B, 1887-90.

Register of all county warrants, including groundhog warrants, 1907-24, and wolf-scalp warrants, 1905-24, showing date, number, amount, and purpose of warrant, name of recipient, fund debited, and date of cancellation. Also contains Dog License Fund Record, 1904--, entry 57. Arr. by warrant no. No index. 1837-58, hdw.; 1859--, hdw. Under pr. hdgs. 200 – 580 p. 13 x 8-1/2 x 1 – 17 x 19 x 3. 4 v. not labeled, v. C, A-E, 1837-1918, strm., bsmt., v. F-I, 1919--, co. clk.’s off., 1st fl.

9. JURY WARRANTS, 1872--. 1. v. (1).

Register of jury warrants, showing date, number, and amount of warrant, number of days of service, names of juror and court, mileage, and dates of issue and cancellation. Arr. by warrant no. No index. Hdw. Under pr. hdgs. 320 p. 18 x 12 x 2. Co. clk’s off.. 1st fl.

10. GROUND HOG AND WOLF WARRANTS (Register) 1925--. 1 v.

Register of wolf-scalp and gound-hog warrants, showing date, number, amount, and purpose of warrant, number of ground hogs or wolves killed, name of recipient, and acknowledgment of payment, Arr. by date of warrant. No index. Hdw. Under pr. hdgs. 200 p. 18 x 13 x 1. Co. Clk.’s off., 1st fl.

11. WOLF SCALP RECORD (Register), 1894-1904. 1 v.

Register of wolf-scalp warrants, showing date, number, and amount of warrant, name and address of recipient, and number of wolves killed. Arr. by date of warrant. No index. Hdw. Under pr. hdgs. 300 p. 14 x 19-1/2 x 1-1/2. Strm., Bsmt.

Cancelled County Orders

12. JUROR CERTIFICATES (Stubs). 1902--. 2 v.

Stubs of jurors’ certificates, showing date, number, and amount of certificate, name of juror, number of days of service, mileage, and name and number of case. Arr. by date of certificate. No index. Hdw. On pr. fm. 200 p. 18 x 12 x 1. Co. Clk.’s off., 1st fl.

13. BIRTH WARRANTS, 1903--. 2 v.

Stubs of warrants issued in payment of birth reports, showing amount, date and number of warrant, name of registrar, and number of births reported. Arr. by date of warrant. No index. Hdw. On pr. fm. 200 p. 18 x 12 x 1. Co. clk.’s off., 1st fl.

14. COMMISSIONERS’ CERTIFICATES INSANITY (Stubs), 1911--. 1 v.

Stubs of certificates issued in payment of insanity commissioners’ services, showing date, number, and amount of certificate, names of commissioner and patient, and number of days of service. Arr. by date of certificate. No index. Hdw. On pr. fm. 400 p. 17 x 12 x 2. Co. clk.’s off., 1st fl.

15. (COUNTY WARRANT STUB BOOK), 1885-1914. 3 V. missing; 1887-1910

Stubs of county warrants, showing date, number, purpose, and amount of warrant, and name of recipient. Arr. by date of warrant. No index. Hdw. On pr. fm. 100 p. 17 x 14 x 1. Strm., bsmt.

Relief and Pension Funds

16. BLIND PENSION APPLICATION, 1915--. 2 v. Title varies: Record of Blind Benefits, 1v., 1915-19.

Copies of blind relief applications, showing number and date of application, names and addresses of applicant and witnesses, examiner’s certification, and date of approval. Arr. by date of application. Indexed alph. By name of applicant. Hdw. 536 p. 18 x 13 x 3. Co clk.’s off., 1st fl.

17. RECORD OF BLIND BENEFITS, 1915--. 2 v. (1, 1 not labeled). Missing :1920-23

Record of benefits paid to blind, showing order number, name and address of applicant, date of application, action by board, result of examination, and amount of payment. Arr. by date of application. Indexed alph. By name of applicant. Hdw. On Pr. fm. 100 – 160 p. 14 x 9-1/2 x 1 – 13 x 1-1/2. Co. clk.’s off., 1st fl.

18. COUNTY AGENTS RECORD, 1925-36. 1 v. Prior and subsequent records kept by the Illinois Emergency Relief Commission.

County agent’s record of relief cases, showing date, amount, and purpose of relief given, amounts of monthly and yearly payments, name, age, birthplace, and residence of dependent, cause of dependency, and remarks. Arr. by date of application. Indexed alph. By name of dependent. Hdw. On pr. fm. 558 p. 18 x 18 x 2. Co clk.’s off., 1st fl.

Management of County Properties and Roads

( See also entries 2, 5)

19. REGISTER OF SCHOOL BONDS, 1912--. 1v. (1).

Register of school bonds, including road bonds, 1936--, and drainage and levee district bonds, 1939, showing date, number, amount, and purpose of bond, rate of interest, dates of maturity and filing, name of bondholder, and remarks. Arr. by date of bond. Indexed alph. By title of district. Hdw. Under pr. hdgs. 261 p. 16 x 12 x 2. Co. clk.’s off., 1st fl.

20. REGISTER OF RAILROAD BONDS, 1857-93. 1 v.

Register of railroad bonds and coupons, including jail bonds, 1876, and drainage bonds, 1886-93, showing name of railroad, rate of interest, dates of issue and expiration of bond, and dates of maturity and cancellation of coupons. Arr. by date of bond. No index. Hdw. Under pr. hdgs. 200 p. 15-1/2 x 11 x 1. Co. clk.’s off., 1st fl.

21. COUPONS REGISTER, 1859-77. 1 v.

Register of bond coupons, showing dates, amounts and numbers of bonds and coupons and dates of cancellation and destruction of coupons. Arr. by date of coupon. No index. Hdw. 100 p. 8 x 6 x . Strm., bsmt.