Document referenceQFZ
TitleFinance papers : North Riding Quarter Sessions
DescriptionThis sub-fonds contains records concerned with the financial affairs of the Riding and the Court of Quarter Sessions, and in particular with the County Treasurer or Treasurers. It consists of treasurers' letters and papers, and records relating to loans, including;

- loans
Letters and papers relating to loans raised by the county, mainly by mortgages of the county rates [1859-1878]

- Treasurers' letters and papers:
Letters and papers relating to the official activities of the county treasurer, especially to the period of office of William Swire (treasurer 1856-1878). They include correspondence with the central government with related papers; copy returns (by the treasurer) to central government 1850-1875; and letters and papers relating to the bankruptcy of the Eston Grange ironworks 1875-1876 (the county being a creditor) [1835-1877]

- personal letters, bills and vouchers of William Swire, treasurer 1856-1878 [1864-1878]
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