|Scope: Series consists of town, city, village, and sometimes school and fire district annual reports submitted to the Office of the Secretary of State under 24 V.S.A. § 1173. The reports can also include by-laws, ordinances, and occasionally charters. Reporting is spotty from 1847 to 1893, with more consistent reporting beginning in 1894. Reports are arranged alphabetically by town up through 1894, arranged by county 1895 through 1922, and arranged alphabetically by town again starting in 1922. For access to paper reports after 1974, please contact the Reference Room. See Related Finding Aids to access digital reports online.