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Report of the Committee on Overseers of the Poor, 1864.

Boston (Mass.). Overseers of the Poor.

Report of the Committee on Overseers of the Poor, 1864.

by Boston (Mass.). Overseers of the Poor.

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Published by s.n. in [Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Boston.
    • Subjects:
    • Boston (Mass.). Overseers of the Poor.,
    • Poor -- Massachusetts -- Boston.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Other titlesCity of Boston
      SeriesCity document ;, no. 21
      ContributionsSamuel Gardner Drake Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAC901 .D7 box 90, no. 4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination7 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3549286M
      LC Control Number2001560604

      • Allerton Township: overseers of the poor account book, (ref: ALL/1) • Everton Township: Vestry minute books, (REF: EVE/1); Receipt and payment books and miscellaneous account books of the overseers of the poor, (ref: EVE/3) • Skelmersdale Township: accounts of the overseers of the poor, File Size: KB. Issued under various titles and with somewhat variable content, the annual reports include more or less detailed information of the activities of town officials and offices, including the Selectmen, Overseers of the Poor, the School Committee, and Town Library.

      User Review - Flag as inappropriate page - Paul Froman - was not a Quaker!!! False information!!!! "Compiled from official records by a joint committee of Hopewell Friends", is misleading and not a completely true statement, as page circular reports false information that was made by a recent family member, who "writes a letter to the committee".2/5(1). The Committee for the Relief of the Black Poor was a charitable organisation founded in London in to provide sustenance for distressed people of African and Asian origin. It played a crucial role in the proposal to form a colony in Sierra work of the Committee overlapped to some extent with the campaign to abolish slavery in Britain and its empire.

      Records of the Temporary Home for Women and Children can also be found in the Boston Overseers of the Poor Collection at the Massachusetts Historical Society. "Centennial Year of Temporary Home for Women and Children, Research and Compilation by Belle Epstein" can be found in the Publications Collection. Return to the Table of Contents. Annual report: the Overseers of the Poor of Salem, for the year , submit the following statement of the expences for the support of the poor for the year ending 1st March, by Salem (Mass.) (Book).


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Report of the Committee on Overseers of the Poor, 1864 by Boston (Mass.). Overseers of the Poor. Download PDF EPUB FB2

According to Chapter of the Laws ofthe Office of Overseers of the Poor was abolished provided for the establishment of a Town Welfare Officer. Excerpted from Town Board Meeting, December 3,p, Outside Records, Vol. 29, Octo - Octo The records of the Overseers of the Public Welfare of the City of Boston (), formerly the Overseers of the Poor of the City of Boston, constitute annual reports of the Overseers of the Poor of the City of Boston from and of its later incarnation, the Overseers of the Public Welfare of the City of Boston from England.

In England, Overseers of the Poor administered poor relief such as money, food and clothing as part of the Poor Law system. The position was created by the Act for the Relief of the Poor of Overseers of the Poor were often reluctant appointees who were unpaid, working under the supervision of a Justice of the law required two Overseers to be elected every Easter, and.

Feb. 25, on the Minority Report of the Committee of Visitation, Presented. [Josiah Quincy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Report of the committee on the organization of the Board of Overseers of the Poor. (Mass.). City Council. Committee on the Organization of the Board of Overseers of the Poor. Abstract. Cover serves as of access: Internet Publisher: Boston, J.E. Farwell and Co. printers, Year: OAI identifier: oai: A report from the committee to whom the petition of the churchwardens, overseers of the poor, and great numbers of the inhabitants of the several parishes of St.

Giles in the Fields, the Liberty of Saffron-Hill, Hattongarden, and Ely Rents in the Parish of St. Andrew Holbourn, St. Dunstan Stepney, St. Paul Shadwell, St. Anne in Middlesex, St. Sepulchres in Middlesex, St.

Luke, Middlesex, and. The Boston Overseers of the Poor were established by a colonial act inand incorporated in Under the provisions of the first city charter inone person was elected in each ward to be an Overseer of the Poor, totaling 12 Overseers. Following the Poor Law Act ofparishes first appointed Overseers of the Poor, but it was the Poor Law Act of which formally constituted what became known as the 'Old Poor Law'.

According to this second piece of legislation, parishes were responsible for levying a rate with which to dispense outdoor relief to their poor.

Council Minute Book, ; Constables Account Book, ; Overseers of the Poor Account Book, ; Receipt and Payment Books, and Rate Books, 2 vols., and ; Surveyors of the Highway Account Books, 2 vols.

ANNUAL IREPOBT OP THE Selectmen of Faraungta&j OP THE Finances of the Tow fon r th e Year endin Mar. 6,g. EXPENSES OF PAUPERS.

Agreeable to a vote of the Town at the ANNUAL TOWN MEET­ ING, \"«March, th,e Overseers of the Poor contracted. In England, overseers of the poor administered poor relief such as money, food and clothing as part of the Poor Law system.

The position was created by the Act for the Relief of the Poor Overseers of the poor were often reluctant appointees who were. Issued under various titles and with variable content, these reports include information on the activities of town officials, including the Selectmen, Overseers of the Poor, School Committee, and Library.

In most years, the reports also include town expenditures and a list of. In the early part ofthe joint rules and orders were so amended as to require the appointment of a Joint Standing Committee on Overseers of the Poor. This committee communicated with the Overseers, and an arrangement was made with them by which the house should be given in charge of the two committees, viz.: the Committee on Overseers of.

Report from the Committee Appointed to Inspect and Consider the Returns Made by the Overseers of the Poor relative to the state of the poor, and also, by the ministers and churchwardens, relative to charitable donations for the benefit of poor persons; in pursuance of two acts passed in the last session of Parliament: (23d May ).

THE LANCASHIRE RECORD OFFICE, PRESTON, IN During the following documents were received into the Lancashire Record Office: County A fchives. Reports on Bridges in Blackburn Hundred Specifications for bridges, aqueducts, roads, railways, etc.

Alston Overseers of the Poor Accounts Township Minutes. Chester Township, New Jersey Overseers of the Poor: Overseers of the Poor – East Windsor Township, NJ: East Windsor Township, New Jersey Overseers of the Poor: Overseer of the Poor – Essex County: Baldwin, Noah (ca.

) Family: Overseer of the Poor – Essex County: Crane, David D. () Overseers of the Poor. These detailed reports are generally summarized only in the Minutes of the Board of the Guardians of the Poor.

Location: City Archives, Market Street, Philadelphia, PA Bills and Payrolls Passed by Board. Annual report of the selectmen of Shirley: together with a report of the treasurer, assessors, overseers of the poor, fire department, trustees of the public library, auditors, items from Town Clerk's book, and town warrant, also the annual report of the school committee.

annual report oftheselectmen, of the townof acton, fromfeb. 26,to feb. 26, and the reportof theoverseers of thepoor. also, the report of town clerk, and the report of the school committee, forthe year concord: printed by benjamin tolman.

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE SELECTMEN OF THE TOWN OF ORRINGTON, FOR THE YEAR ’ Pay of Town Oncers for —’ Solomon Bolton, Superintending School Com. Phillips, “ “ “ Geo. Chapin, “ “ “ Jos. Doane, Selectman, Assessor and Overseer, Jos. Doane, Treasurer and services paying bounties. Book/Printed Material Poor-house establishment.

The committee of the Township of Hillsborough, with the overseers, met at the Poor-house, on Saturday, the 21st of March,and after examining the accounts, the overseers make the following report, viz.Poor Law Act ofparishes first appointed Overseers of the Poor, but it was the Poor Law Act of which formally constituted what became known as the ‘Old Poor Law’.

According to this second piece of legislation, parishes were responsible for levying a rate.The Overseers of the Poor in the Town of Boston, a corporation established in by Act of the Legislature, were succeeded in by the Corporation called "Overseers of the Poor in the City of Boston," consisting of twelve residents of Boston.

Inthe name of the Board was changed to Overseers of the Public Welfare.