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Southwark, District of

[Record Group 221]

221.1 Board of Commissioners. Minutes
1829-1835
1 volume, index
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.2 Digest of Ordinances and Acts of Assembly
1849,
Reprints District ordinances and Acts of Assembly relative to the District in force
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.3 District Surveyor. Register
1786-1854
2 volumes, no index
Entries include date, surveyor's name, location and dimensions of lot surveyed and person for whom surveyed; some accompanying maps in vol. 1786-1835
For similar records 1854-1870, see 2nd Survey District Register of Plans and Surveys
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.4 Map of Part of District of Southwark
1826
1 map,

Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.5 Maps. Area of Washington Avenue, Front Street, Greenwich Point Road, and Delaware River
1818, 1838, 1843
5 maps,
Maps chiefly of area of estate of Samuel B. Morris et. al. ("Solitude"); not all are scaled, and attribution to Southwark's surveyors doubtful in some cases.
For similar maps ca. 1856-1868, see 2nd Survey District Surveys and Plans
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.6 District Treasurer. Accounts
1851
1 volume, no index
Under account headings (e.g., lamps, police, loan interest) lists of monthly totals of bills passed and cash received; columns neither balanced nor examined.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.7 District Treasurer. Cash Receipts
1854
1 volume, no index
Each entry lists date, amount and from whom received, and on what account.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.8 District Treasurer. Interest Payment on Loans Ledger
1829-1853
2 volumes, no index
Entries list loan holder's name, amount of his share, interest date and amount due, notice of receipt of payment and his signature; Vol. 1829-1843 lists also periodic statements of loan accounts and of entire funded debt of District.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
221.9 District Treasurer. Loan Certificate Stubs
1832-1880
15 volumes, no index
Stubs list title of loan, certificate number, amount for which issued, person to whom issued, date, recipients' signature; after 1854, record maintained by City Treasurer.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

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