Annual Reports of the Selectmen, Treasurer, Highway Agents, Tax Collector, Library Trustees, and School Board of the Town of Gilford for the Year Ending February 15, 1900

Annual Reports of the Selectmen, Treasurer, Highway Agents, Tax Collector, Library Trustees, and School Board of the Town of Gilford for the Year Ending February 15, 1900 : Also a Tabular Statement of Births, Marriages and Deaths (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Annual Reports of the Selectmen, Treasurer, Highway Agents, Tax Collector, Library Trustees, and School Board of the Town of Gilford for the Year Ending February 15, 1900: Also a Tabular Statement of Births, Marriages and Deaths Your selectmen desire at this time to congratulate the inhabitants and taxpayers of Gilford upon the con tinued prosperity of the town. Since the division of the town in 1893 there have been paid by the present town of Gilfo'rd, bills contracted previous to the division and assumed by the present town under the act creating the city of Laconia, amounting to the sum of Of this amount a school-house debt of in prin cipal and interest, has been paid by taxes assessed for that purpose. The balance Of this legacy from the old town, consisting largely of bills which we had already once been taxed to pay, amounting to has been paid principally from moneys hired by the town for that purpose. AS the town, as at present constituted, started out in March, 1893, Without a dollar in its treasury, it was obliged at once to hire money for a working capital and did so hire and carried over from the first to the second year something over twenty-two hundred dollars of assets in cash and uncollected taxes. Practically this same amount, Which is necessary to meet the expenses of the town until another tax is assessed and collected, has been carried along from year to year, the amount carried over this year being so that the present net town debt of repse'r'rts all there is left to pay of this obligation of Deducting from the whole amount the raised to pay the school house debt it appears that considerably more than one half of the' remainder of has already been paid Without any direct taxation for that purpose. The bills making up this total were nearly all paid during the four years previous to Feb. 15th, 1897, so that at that time the net debt reached its highest point thus far Since the di vision. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 55 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243071515
  • 9780243071517