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Archival Record Series

Guardians of the Orphan Children

[Record Group 36]

36.1 Minutes
1794-1795
1 volume, 1 reel (microfilm), no index
In addition to the proceedings of the Guardians, these minutes contain lists of children in their care, each entry of which gives the child's name, age, and (often) provision made for him; volume includes in the read, rough notes of the Guardians of the Poor Committee on Poor Tax duplicates, 1820-1829.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
36.2 Treasurer's Check Book
1794-1795
1 volume, no index
Stubs and checks (none detached) written by Guardians to their Treasurer; each bears the date, amount, and signatures of four guardians.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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