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Guardians of the Poor
Committee on Out Wards

[Record Group 35-3-21]

35-3-21.1 Minutes
1862-1887
3 volumes, no index
Vol. 1881-1883 is bound with Record Series 35-3-21.3;
Vol. 1883-1887, Minutes of Committee on Out Wards and Children's Asylum.
For similar records 1876-1880, see Guardians of the Poor, Committee on Out Wards, Census of Alms House.

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-21.2 Journal of Patients Discharged
1862-1869
2 volumes, no index
Under date of each meeting of the Committee are listed names of Committee members present, the names of patients discharged, and their total number. For the period preceding 27 June 1862, the Committee is referred to in the Journal as the "House Committee."
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-21.3 Census of Alms House
1876-1880
1 volume, no index
Entries list date, names of Committee members present, number of persons in the Alms House on that date, number in Alms House on the same date in the proceeding year, amount of increase or decrease, the number of men or women eloped since last report (record of elopment for men and women is given in alternate reports), and names of persons discharged from Alms House. Very often the names of Committee members and persons discharged are omitted.
Vol. October 1881-March 1883 is bound with Record Series 35-3-21.1
For similar records, 1862-1887, see Record Series 35-3-21.1

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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