CONTENTS

1 Geography of the Town of Elma
2 North American Indians. Five Nations
3 Rights and Jurisdiction of Nations
4 State Jurisdiction - Counties of New York
5 Looking Backwards
6 Western New York in 1797 and 1900 - Settlement of Mile Strip in Elma
7 Estabrook Mill and Vicinity
8 East Elma 1837 to 1856
9 Elma Village and Vicinity 1845 to 1856
10 Spring Brook and Vicinity 1834 to 1856
11 Town of Elma 1857-1858:
12 Town of Elma 1859-1865
13 Presidential Election 1860
14 Cause of the Civil War
15 Town of Elma 1866-1884
16 Town of Elma 1885-1900
17 Names and Description of Roads
18 Names of 560 Persons, with Date of Marriage
19 Names of 400 Persons, with Age and Date of Death
20 Names of 420 Resident Owners of Real Estate in 1900
   Names of 660 Registered Voters in Elma in 1900 289
21 United States and State Census of Elma
Table of Town Officers 1857 to 1901
Table of Assessments and Taxes 1857-1900
Post Offices in the Town of Elma
Churches in the Town of Elma
Schools in the Town of Elma
Appendix for 1901


ERRATA  (these corrections have been made in this transcription)
On page 122 the 14th line from the top track should be tract.
On page 152 the 18th line from the bottom 1836 should be 1863.
On page 177 the 13th line from the top Smith should be Scott.