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County Treasurer

[Record Group 2]

2.1 Accounts
1777-1803, 1848-1854
3 volumes,
Volume 1777-1789(in Pennsylvania Archives, III, 7, 313-383) lists receipts, balances due, and costs of collection of various taxes; also, accounts of militia fines and returns made to State Treasurer. In this period the County Treasurer acted also as City Treasurer.
Volume 1785-1803 lists accounts of receipts from sale of materials of City jail and workhouse at Third and Market Streets, 1785; of tax collectors' balances due for taxes of 1788, 1794, 1799, 1801-1803; of receipts, 1802; of disbursements 1800-1803;.
Volume 1848-1854 holds accounts of receipts from all sources.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
2.2 Weekly Reports of Tax Receipts and Orders Paid
1853-1854
1 volume,
Lists of returns made by tax collectors indicate date, collector's name, amount returned, tax year for which returned, totals; similar lists of orders paid show only order number, amount, totals.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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