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Archival Record Series

Guardians of the Poor
Apothecary

[Record Group 35-3-6]

35-3-6.1 Rx Issued Journal
1804-1809
5 volumes, no index
Entries list date, patient's name and ward, drug and quantities issued to him
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-6.2 Rx Cost Per Inmate
1805-1806
1 volume, no index
Under account headings for individual inmates, journal lists of drugs administered, amounts, dates, costs, totals, with final note of inmate's death, cure and/or discharge; first 23 pages contain a journal list of purchases of supplies and services of all sorts for Alms House at large, January - May 1801.
See also Guardians of the Poor, Alms House, Daily Receipts.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-6.3 Drug Items Issues Ledger
1885-1887
1 volume, no index
Under individual item account headings, journal entries list dates and amounts issued, yearly totals; no indication to whom issued
For similar records, 1887-1892, see Bureau of Charities, Drug Items Issues Ledger.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-6.4 Journal, Drugs Furnished Insane Department
1874-1887
3 volumes, no index
Entries list date, item issued, quantity, cost.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-6.5 Drug Item Purchase Ledger
1858-1887; missing: 1867
3 volumes, no index
Under individual item account headings, journal entries list date supplied, amount purchased, unit and total costs; quantities and costs totalled annually.
For similiar entries 1887-1914, see Bureau of Charities, Drug Item Purchase Ledger.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-6.6 Drug Inventory
1873-1887; missing: 1878-1881, 1884-1886
4 volumes, no index
Annual January 1st inventories list, for each drug item on hand, quantity, unit and total costs, and total costs for all items for year.
For similar records, 1888-1899, see Bureau of Charities, Drug Inventory.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-3-6.7 Register of Sick and Surgical Ward Patients
1800-1803
1 volume, no index
Entries list patient's name, age, "time of attack" or admission, medical complaint, and event (cured, relieved, or died).
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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