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Commissioners for the Erection of Buildings for the Accommodation of the Poor

[Record Group 35-4]

35-4.1 Minutes
1828-1838
2 volumes, no index
See also Guardians of the Poor, Committee on Buildings, Minutes.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-4.2 Treasurer's Accounts
1828-1837
2 volumes, no index
Contains accounts of Commissioners' treasurer with Guardians of the Poor for proceeds from old Alms House property sale balanced against disbursals of those monies and loans and advances from Guardians balanced against repayments to them; also contains journal listings of proceeds from loans offered to the public, and similar listings for disbursals of those funds; these last two not balanced against each other in standard account form.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-4.3 Day Book
1830-1838
1 volume, no index
Journal listings of chiefly contractors and suppliers, work performed or materials supplied to them, item and total costs.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-4.4 Agreements with Contractors and Suppliers
1832-1835
1 volume, no index
Entries are bound copies of printed form agreements of the Commissioners; each add name of contractor or supplier, date, term of work agreed upon or supplies to be provided, charges, signatures of parties (often William Strickland, architect for the Commissioners), and witnesses.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-4.5 Receipt Stubs for Materials Received
1830-1834
1 volume, no index
Each stub bears number, date, supplier's name, item and quantity received from him.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-4.6 Treasurer. Voucher Stubs
1835-1837
1 volume, no index
Stubs bear number, date, payee, and amount.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
35-4.7 Building Materials Account Book
April 10, 1834 - April 25, 1835
1 volume, no index
Includes item number, date, name of vendor, type and quantity of building material supplied, unit and total costs, and use of material.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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