Series VPRS 4099
Cash Book: Rats Received For Destruction. Corporation Storeyard Lonsdale Street West
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Date Range: Series ? 1900 - ? 1900
  Series in Custody 1900 - 1900
  Contents 1900 - 1900
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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1900 - 1900 Melbourne (Town 1842-1847; City 1847-ct) VA 511
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1900 - cont Melbourne (Town 1842-1847; City 1847-ct) VA 511
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  • How to use the Records
    Entries are made in this book in chronological order. There is no index.

  • Function / Content
    This series records sums paid by the Melbourne Council (VA 511) to individuals who brought rats to the "Corporation Storeyard, Lonsdale Street W (assumed to mean Lonsdale Street West) to enable their destruction. During the period covered by the sole volume in custody, individuals were initially paid two pence per rat which was subsequently raised to three pence and then sixpence.

    Entries in this volume record the date of payment, name of the individual, their address, the amount paid and their signature.

    The existence of other volumes is unknown.

  • Recordkeeping System
    Entries are made in this book in chronological order. There is no index.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
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U0000 1900 - 1900 Open 1
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