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Surveys: 2nd Survey District

[Record group 90-2]
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Agency History
The 2nd District included the part of the original 1st Ward east of Broad Street and south of Wharton Street, and the entire 2nd and 3rd Wards. In 1890, the 2nd and 3rd Wards became part of the 3rd Survey District, and the 2nd left with just the 1st and 39th Wards. . In 1929, the 2nd Survey District was extended to cover the area originally covered by the 1st Survey District, including Wards 1, 26, 30, 36, 39 and 48. In 1945, it was enlarged to include Wards 2-4.

Archival Records
90-2.1 Receipt Notices (1855-1860)

90-2.2 2nd and 3rd Survey Districts. Register of Surveys (1854-1870)

90-2.3 Surveys, Plans and Maps

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