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Guardians of the Poor
Committee on Accounts

[Record Group 35-3-8]

35-3-8.1 Bills and Payrolls Approved
1843-1887; missing: April 1844-May 1851
11 volumes, no index
Chiefly, monthly lists of bills approved and forwarded to Board of Guardians of the Poor; individual entries list creditor, amount, supplies or services purchased, sometimes detailed; similar entries for payrolls list employee's name, amount due him for period and, occasionally, his title.
Vol. 1859-1861, pp. 63-65, lists "Deficiencies of the Late Board of Guardians" compiled pursuant to ordinance of City Councils of 9 February 1860.
For similar record 1887-1900, see Bureau of Charities, Bills and Payrolls Approved.
Location: City Archives, 3101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
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