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Guide to the Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: Financial Records, 1867-1966

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Summary Information

Title: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk: Financial Records

Inclusive Dates: 1867-1966

Creator: Eau Claire County (Wis.). Clerk

Call Number: Eau Claire Series 99

Quantity: 0.8 c.f. (6 volumes)

Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division

Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.

Abstract: Financial records including account ledgers, 1867-1914, which show receipts and disbursements for accounts with individuals and businesses, other counties, and cities, for county facilities, pauper relief and the county poor farm, the soldiers' relief fund, taxes, and witnesses' and jurors' fees; an account book of bills against towns and cities in Eau Claire County, primarily for poor relief, 1908-1957; a similar account book for other cities and counties, 1909-1938; and an index to poor relief cases, 1924-1966, listing the recipient's name, date, by whom the case was filed, and to whom the legal settlement was awarded in cases regarding which governmental unit was responsible for poor relief.

Note: There is a restriction on access to this material; see the Administrative/Restriction Information portion of this finding aid for details.

Language: English

Search Terms/Subject Terms

  • Public welfare—Wisconsin—Eau Claire County
  • Eau Claire County (Wis.)—Appropriations and expenditures

Administrative/Restriction Information

Access Restrictions: s. 49.83, 1997-98 Wis. Stat. restricts access to records such as some of those in this series. Researchers wishing to use these records should contact the reference archivist.

Contents List

Account Ledger
Volume 1 1867-1883
Volume 2 1884-1905
Volume 3 1906-1914
Volume 4 Bills Against Towns and Cities, 1908-1957
Volume 5 Bills Against Outside Counties, 1909-1938
Volume 6 Index to Poor Relief Cases, 1924-1966

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