Minute Book

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Minute Book

An account where official proceedings are recorded.

A minute book refers to a book kept by the clerk of a court for recording a summary of all the judicial orders in a proceeding. The records are identified by case numbers.

It also refers to a record of official actions taken at a meeting of a board of directors or of the stockholders of a corporation.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

MINUTE BOOK. A book kept by the clerk or prothonotary of a court, in which minutes of its proceedings are entered. It has been decided that minutes are no part of the record. 1 Ohio R. 268.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(31) CSA, Minute book of Inter-Western Pacific Exhibition Co., 1903-1911, Report of the Grounds and Building Committee to the Board of Directors, February 1905.
(20.) ASE Minute Book, 18 June 1880, 19 August 1890, 16 March 1900.
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Professor Tony Collins said: "The minute book for the years 1895 to 1899 went missing from the old RFL headquarters on Chapeltown Road, Leeds, in the early 1960s and has not been seen since.