Assessor’s Valuation of Skidmore, Missouri, 1902

From the January 10, 1902 edition of the Skidmore Standard (Skidmore, Missouri), page 1:

The Assessors Valuation of Skidmore and Monroe Township.

The citizens of Monroe township own personal property to the amount of 94,449.00, assessed valuation, and 27,873.98 acres of land assessed at an average of nearly $14.50 per acre, amounting to $393,322.00.

The assessed valuation of personal property in Skidmore is $40,578.00, and of town lots, $50,678.00.

Thirty-six inhabitants of our city pay on personal property valued at over $100, and ten pay on personal property valued at over $1,000.

Following is a list of the personal property and its assessed valuation in the town:

98 horses valued at $1,685.00
7 mules ” 113,00.
252 cattle ” 2,147,00.
163 hogs ” 262.00.
Money, notes, etc. 22,203.00.
All other personal 14,068.00.

For the township:
841 horses valued at $16,174.00.
152 mules ” 3,623.00
22 jennetts ” 875.00
3,436 cattle ” 33,930.00.
182 sheep ” 250.00
3.95J hogs ” 9,792.00
Money, notes, etc. 12,845,00.
All other personal ” 16,951.00.