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Moyamensing, Township of; District of

[Record Group 214]

214.1 Board of Commissioners. Minutes
1846-1854
1 volume, no index
Missing: pp. 1 to 5
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.2 Board of Commissioners. Indenture Book
1836-1845
1 volume, no index
Stubs for indenture forms issued list apprentice's name and age, master's name and address, occupation to be taught, length of indenture, free date, names of President and Secretary of Board making indenture.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.3 Digests of Laws and Ordinances
1838, 1848
2 volumes, index
Reprints Township and District ordinances in effect as of publication date, and Acts of Assembly relevant to Moyamensing; also included are rules of the Board of Commissioners and Presidents of the Board elected since 1813; vol. 1848 adds list of all Commissioners elected since 1823, a short history of the area, and lists of all streets opened within it with dates and Quarter Sessions docket references.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.4 Board of Commissioners: Committee of Accounts, Minutes
1848-1853
1 volume, no index
Minutes consist only of names of members present and lists of bills presented, examined, and approved; list entries contain name of payee, materials or services purchased from him (including salaries), amount involved, fund to which charged, totals.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.5 Corporation Tax Assessment Ledger
1853
1 volume, no index
Entries list taxable's name, total assessed value, tax levied; totals at foot of page and recapitulation of totals of value of real and personal estate and personal tax.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.6 Surveyor and Regulator. Survey of Lots
1833-1848
1 volume, index
List of property owners by block, with frontage on Shippen, Ninth, and Lisle Streets; descriptions of lots (location, metes, and bounds) of owners listed in index, with occasional maps; last two-thirds of book, maps of individual lots and several-block areas.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.7 District Treasurer. Monthly Receipts and Expenditures
1837-1854; missing: January 1848-August 1851
2 volumes, no index
Parallel page entries for receipts and disbursals; entries on each page list account name and number concerned; name of payor or payee, amounts, totals. Vol. 1851-1854 omits account numbers.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.8 District Treasurer. Order Stubs
1853-1854
1 volume, no index
Stubs bear order number, date, person to whom paid, amount, and account against which charged.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.9 District Treasurer. Receipts for Disbursals
1853-1854
1 volume, no index
Receipt notices to Treasurer for monies disbursed; entries list date, amounts paid, materials or services rendered, recipients' name and (often) signature.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.10 District Treasurer. Loan Certificate Stubs
1834, 1852-1853
2 volumes, no index
Stubs list title of loan, certificate number, date, purchasor, and amount of loan taken.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.11 District Treasurer. Interest Payments on Loans Ledger
1844-1854
1 volume, no index
Individual accounts of loan takers list name, amount of loan taken, amount of interest due, dates of payments, recipients' signature, remarks.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.12 District Treasurer. Debts Outstanding Register
1852
1 volume, index
Entries list names of parties and how debt incurred (usually payment for pipe-laying, street paving, etc.), amount of bill, when and by whom served, date and amount paid; also notes of legal steps taken to collect charges delinquent.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.13 District Treasurer. Vehicle Registration Fee Stubs
1852-1854
1 volume, no index
Stubs of receipts list certificate number, date, person registering, amount of fee, type of vehicle, payee's signature and, occasionally, address.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
214.14 "The General Regulation Both of the Street Lines and Draining of the Incorporated Part of the Township of Moyamensing by Reading Howell."
1811
1 volume, index
The survey of the streets in the northern part of Moyamensing Township, was provided for by the Act of Assembly dated March 26, 1808 and encompasses the area bounded on the North by Cedar Street, on the Southeast by Passyunk Road, on the South by Federal Street, and on the West by the East Line of the Township of Passyunk. Contents include an explanation of the work of the draft (not included); location, regulated height of curbstone; location of houses, stores and other buildings including location and height of the water table; dimensions of streets and squares southward along the west side of Sixth Street.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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