Chicago: Hazlitt & Reed, 1878. 173 pages. Octavo, 9 x 6 inches. Printed wrappers; old hand stamp on wrapper; a bright crisp copy. Item #2354
A detailed account of the expenditures and incomes for the recently rebuilt city of Chicago. The city comptroller notes in his opening statement that 1877 was a difficult year due to labor strikes and an added $38,969 expenditures for security. "Our experience on that occasion demonstrated the wisdom of maintaining a well armed and well disciplined Police Force"