(610 ILCS 5/7) (from Ch. 114, par. 7)
    Sec. 7. Every such corporation organized under the provisions of this act shall have and maintain a public office or place in this state for the transaction of its business, where transfers of all its stock shall be made, and in which shall be kept for public inspection, books, wherein shall be recorded the amount of capital stock subscribed and by whom, the names of the owners of its stock, the number of shares held by each person, and the number by which each of said shares is respectively designated, and the amounts owned by them respectively, the amount of stock paid in, and by whom, the transfers of said stock, the amount of its assets and liabilities, and the names and places of residence of all its officers.
(Source: Laws 1871, p. 625.)