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Overseers of the Poor (Salem, Massachusetts) Records

Overseers of the Poor (Salem, Massachusetts) Records

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SERIES I. Financial Records
BoxFolderContentsDates
11Financial papers1769, 1789-1795
19(OS)1Financial papers1793-1796, 1816-1828
12Tax records1813-1814
3Bills for the new Alms House1815-1816, undated
4Financial papers1815-1828
5Financial papers1829-1844
6Financial papers1861-1870
19(OS)2Financial papers1861-August 1887
17Orders and bills paid for supplies to families of Salem City Guards1861
8Financial papers1871-1874
9Financial papers1882-1885
10Financial papers1886
21Financial papersJanuary 1887
2Financial papersFebruary 1887
3Financial papersMarch 1887
4Financial papersApril 1887
5Financial papersMay 1887
6Financial papersJune 1887
7Financial papersJuly 1887
8Financial papersAugust 1887
31Financial papersSeptember 1887
2Financial papers October 1887
19(OS)3Financial papersOctober 1887-1889, undated
33Financial papersNovember 1887
4Financial papersDecember 1887
5Financial papersJanuary-April 1888
6Financial papersJuly-December 1888
7Financial papersJanuary-May 1889
8Financial papersJune-December 1889
9Financial papers1890
41Financial papers1891
2Financial papers undated
3Account book of paupers' supplies1785-1815
4Ledger1812-1841
51Ledger1815-1827
2Ledger1817-1840
3Memo book of sales, deaths, etc.1817-1841
20(OS)VolumeAccount book of tax lists1819-1841
61Account book of Poor House sales1822-1834
2Ledger1827-1836
3Account book of sales at Alms House1834-1841
71Ledger1859-1874
8VolumeAccount book of bills1861-1866
72Account book of bills and accounts1876-1878
3Account book1880-1883
4Diary1897
SERIES II. Correspondence
BoxFolderContentsDates
91Correspondence1791, 1811-1832
2Letter book1815-1837
3Complaints and recommendations1815-1816, undated
4Correspondence1844-1846
5Denials1844-1857
6Correspondence1861-1869, undated
7Letter book of requests and notification to other organizations about individuals in Salem's care1870-1879
101Notices to other towns denying indigents in those towns are Salem residents1870-1893
2Notices to other towns notifying them that residents of those towns are being aided in Salem1882-1888
SERIES III. Meeting Records
BoxFolderContentsDates
111Resolves and agreements1815, 1832
2Ledger of meeting proceedings and statistics1823-1841
3Journal of meeting proceedings1832
4Journal of meeting proceedings1833
12VolumeLedger of meeting records1841-1870
SERIES IV. Alms House Records
BoxFolderContentsDates
115Rules and orders for the management of the work house1749-1798
6Lists of people in the Alms House or receiving aid1792-1795, undated
13Volume 1List of inmates1797-1901
14VolumeList of inmates1801-1886
117Volume of Alms House records with loose pages1815
151Volume of Alms House records1815-1816
2List of inhabitants in the Alms House1815-1825
19(OS)4List of inhabitants of the Alms House1815
20(OS)VolumeList of paupers and sales of goods from the Alms House1819-1841
13Volume 2List of inmates1824-1852
153Volume of Alms House records from Salem and other Massachusetts towns1835-1841
4Volume of Alms House records1857-1861
52 indexes from unidentified volumes of Alms House recordsundated
6List of inmates with genealogical informationundated
7Questions about the Alms Houseundated
SERIES V. Other
BoxFolderContentsDates
16VolumeList of paupers in Essex County, Massachusetts1784-1841
158Ledger of supplies1815-1816
13Volume 3List of paupers1820-1831
17Volume 1Ledger of supplies1823-1834
Volume 2Ledger of supplies1835-1849
181Journal of weather and religion1836
2List of paupers and their backgrounds1839-1890
3Account book of wood, coal, and provisions distributed1877-1885
4Miscellaneousundated
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