Massachusetts Archives


Receipts and expenditures [Massachusetts Land Office]

Part of: Massachusetts Land Office

Receipts and expenditures, 1784-1860.

6 document boxes
Call no.: EA2/691X

Scope and Content: Under successive authorizations, the Committee for the Sale of Eastern Lands (1783-1801) and the Land Office were the agencies with responsibility for the management and sale of public lands in Maine on behalf of the Commonwealth.  In performing these activities they took in and expeanded monies.  These files provide the back-up documentation for much of the business undertaken.  Throughout these files are found an assortment of bills, receipts, and statements of expenditures relating to the purchase of services and/or sale of real estate by the various agencies.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Notes: Transferred to: Massachusetts. Commissioners of Public Lands. Receipts ((M-Ar)1074X)
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