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Guardians of the Poor
Superintendent of Alms House

[Record group 35-3-5]
Alternative/Former Names
Steward of Alms House

Agency Function
Unavailable

Agency History
The Superintendent of the Alms House was known as the Steward until 1877 when the name of the title was changed.

Archival Records
35-3-5.1 Receipts Book (1884-1887)

35-3-5.2 Cash Book (1805-1862, 1882-1883)

35-3-5.3 Expense Journal (1884-1886)

35-3-5.4 Manufactory Invoice Book (March 1863-March 1887)

35-3-5.5 Dissections of Cash Receipts (1810-1821, missing November 1811-May 1814)

35-3-5.6 Summaries of Food Expenditures (1860-1870)

35-3-5.7 Dissections of Expenditures (1806-1868, missing February 1823-June 1858)

35-3-5.8 Weekly Statements of Manufactory Production (1835-1844, 1873-1878, 1882-1886)

35-3-5.9 Weekly Summaries, Goods Manufactured (1834-1838)

35-3-5.10 Weekly Statements of Tailoring Work (1835-1844)

35-3-5.11 Weekly Statements of Painters' and Glaziers' Work (1836-1841)

35-3-5.12 Weekly Statements of Shoemakers' Production (1835-1838)

35-3-5.13 Weekly Statements of Weavers' Production (1834-1835)

35-3-5.14 Weekly Statements of Carpenters' Work (1835-1839)

35-3-5.15 Out-Door Spinners' Accounts (1806-1807)

35-3-5.16 Monthly Summaries of Manufactory Costs (1843-1845)

35-3-5.17 Manufacturing Inventories (1845-1851)

35-3-5.18 Manufactory Accounts Ledger (1808-1810)

35-3-5.19 Manufacturers's Sales Journal (1805-1808)

35-3-5.20 Merchandise Accounts (January - July 1807)

35-3-5.21 Cotton and Wool Spinning and Sales Journal (February - September 1808)

35-3-5.22 Inventories of Alms House (1867-1875)

35-3-5.23 Requisitions (1835-1869)

35-3-5.24 Alms House Factory. Production Accounts (May 1835-May 1842)


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