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Overseers of the Poor

[Record Group 35-1]

35-1.1 Minutes
1768-1788
4 volumes, no index
For similar records 1789-1887, see Guardians of the Poor, Board of Trustees, Minutes
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-1.2 Indentures Made
1751-1787
1 volume, index
Emtries list child's name, date of indenture, master to whom bound and his place of residence, terms of indenture, officers before whom bound; volume adds, in rear, lists of bonds taken, each entry in which lists date, surety, child for whom taken.
For further entries in this series 1788-1874, see Guardians of the Poor, Children's Asylum, Indentures Made.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-1.3 Poor Tax Duplicate
1767
1 volume, index
For Chestnut, Walnut and Lower Delaware wards only; entries list taxpayer's name, assessed value, amount of tax levied upon it; included also are signatures of assessors, and of Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen.
For similar records 1803-1853, see Guardians of the Poor, Committee on Poor Tax Duplicates, Poor Tax Duplicates.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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