This collection consists of two ledgers in which City Marshal, J. A. Porter, recorded funds received for licenses and permits.
These include building permits, removal permits, sewer hookups, dog licenses, and business licenses. Entries for building
permits generally include the date the permit was issued, property owner, contractor, lot, value, and the fee for the permit.
Business permits list the type of business. A few examples include pool halls, lodging houses, hotels, apartments, restaurants,
dance halls, and real estate offices.
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