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645 lbs. soap

62

Horse gears

5,075 do chocolate

626 97

Overseers of the Poor of Roxbo. 230 do. pepper

41 52

rough, Moreland and Beaver 182 do. hops

45 50

Townships, for support of our 9,353 do. rice

311 17
paupers

76 95 170$ do. cheese

21 49
Secretary's salary

80 00 4 do. mustard

2 49
5 boxes tin plate

77 50 144 cwt. 1 qr. hay

98 07
A coffee urn

60 00 10,935; galls. milk

1,476 34
469 yds, domestic plaids

54 26 6,806 do. molasses

2,191 86

203 do. Wilmington stripe 34 79 23 bbls. and 15 galls. vinegar

91 70

66 do. carpeting and putting it 5 do. apples

11 00
down

49 37 3 do. mackerel and 100 shad 28 50

27 do. and 2 pieces diaper 33 10 6% do. beer

26 00
2,550 bricks

23 53
6 bottles sweet oil
3 38

45 52 2,000 herring 4 37

54 19 Garden seeds and plants

Wheelwright's work 17 55 Carpenter's work

35 75 Spices

2} boxes segars

45 00 Aldermen's and Justice's supper

25 48
A hearse

77 00 Guardian's dinners

299 27
Tinware

27 26 Disbursements of Managers

121 39
Firebricks

31 30 Steward's and Matron's tables 619 94

Expenses in an appeal case at
Easton

48 94
23,799 13
Curb stone

21 45 Add for 1,470 galls.

171 yds. cloth

21 75 milk had this year

Glass and queensware

34 32 and not paid for, 183 37

21 25 Also, the amount of

64 lbs. sperm. candles

20 06 stock on hand 28th

Sundries

38 82 May, 1827, 2,020 22 2,203 59

Clothing to paupers for extra ser-
vices

19 88
26,002 72

Cotton balls, thread and tape 15 07 Deduct the following, had the

3 moss mattrasses

19 11 last and paid for the present

Shoeing horses

18 25 year;

Measuring carpenter's work 16 00 1,530 gallons milk 206 55

Tax books

12 50 13,802 lbs. beef 543 45

4 wheel barrows

16 00
Curing a sick horse

10 00
750 00
Repairing dearborn

11 00 And the following sum

Money advanced for board of papaid by the Steward

tients returned

12 78 into the treasury du

Bricklayer's work

10 75 ring the year; receiv

9 doz. hickory and 7. doz. birch ed for bread, flour

brooms

16 12 barrels, hhds. &c. 1 177 31

2 stoves

8 00 Also amount of stock

Cleaning clock

7 50 on hand 26th May,

15 cedar bolts

6 30
1828
1,667 17

Conveying patients to City Hospital 8 00
3,594 48
16 yds. green baize

7 46
-22,408 24 7 kegs tar

17 00 Salaries to steward, matron,

14 loads sand

8 00 clerks,agents gate-keeper

Postage on letters

8 52 and cells-keeper

3,243 13
Stone Cutter's work

5 45 Wages to baker, cooks, wai

36 yds. cotton duck

5 04 ter, &c.

730 53
4 doz. combs

5 43 4,584 bundles, 618 cwt.

Regulating scales and weights 3 77 2 qrs. straw,

510 61

Baskets, 87 cts. indigo $250 3 37
Lumber

875 31
84 pieces paper hangings

3 18 Advertising and printing 176 15

22; yds. crash

1 93 Blank books and stationary

229 29
Porterage

2 46 Brushes

244 02

Wire work $1 65, Cooper's work
Hardware

391 87
$1 13

2 78 Earthenware

219 94 Cleaning privies 344 96

11,687 52 494 blankets

570 00

Add amount of stock on hand 1,1544 yds. tow cloth

242 54
26th May, 1827

955 76 Paints, oil, glass, &c.

211 09 Plumber's work 263 66

12,643 28 1,117 galls. oil

749 68

Deduct the following 2,702) yds. muslin

324 75

sum paid by the stew456) bush. lime

120 79

ard into the TreasuSweeping cbimnies

117 65

ry of the General Water rent for 1828

105 00

Board, received for 13 tons, 13 cwt. 2 qrs. ice 103 72

pay patients, support Making out tax books for 1827 301 00

of non-resident pau1,330 bush. floor sand

97 40

pers, coffins, &c.

3,153 61 369 yds. flannel

93 37

Also, stock on hand 26th Removing non-resident paupers, 136 80

May, 1828

727 04 3,880 65 8,762 62.

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Medical Department. Supplies for sick, &c. Drugs and medicines 2,046 27 Salaries to apothecary and assistant

608 25 Wages to nurses and assistants 962 06 Disbursements for sick

769 81 Leeching

596 50 Surgical instruments

144 14 200 gross corks

100 00 1,169 lbs. tamarinds

95 57 3721 do. linen rags

69 54 875 do. mutton suet

63 62 393 do. Havana sugar

56 00 271% do. loaf and lump do. 41 42 12 reams wrapping paper 46 00 220+ yds. muslin

25 26 4 bampers porter bottles

36 25 100 lbs, bees wax

28 00 Glass, earthen and queensware' 24 00 Repairing mineral water machine 16 60 6 packs pins

5 70 Filtering paper

2 25 1 yard fine linen

1 25 Sundries

5 02 Liquors used in the medical and

surgical wards: 420 galls. brandy 521 15 322 do. & 1 bottle wine 500 20 64 do. whiskey

18 92 4 do. gin

6 00 864 hhds. porter 865 00 1,911 27

46,088 71

From which sum of $46,088 71,

deduct the following items, which do not properly appertain to the current expenses of

the year, viz: Guardian's dinners

299 27 Making out tax books for 1827, 301 00 Tax-books

12 50 Removing non-resident paupers, 136 80 And the following sum paid by

the steward into the treasury, being for admission fees, tickets, certificates, &c. sold to medical students

3,632 98 Also this amount, being for ar

ticles furnished the small pox hospital

320 36

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7,654 78

4,702 91

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Fuel. 226 tons Lehigh coal

1,440 40 809 cords oak wood

3,079 16 393 do. pine do.

1,203 49 7 do. maple do.

26 25 18 bbls. charcoal

5 08 Cartage

601 67 Wharfage and cordage

70 51

6,426 56 Add stock on band 28th May, 1827

No. II. The Manufactory at the Almshouse and House of Employ ment for the year ending 26th May, 1828.

DR.
Stock on hand 26th May, 1827.
Manufactured goods

987 30 Ready made clothing

890 60 Raw materials, oakum, &c. 3,382 16 Dye stuffs

5 50 Machinery

1,723 47 Outstanding account

57 69

7,046 72

Raw materials, wages, &c. 10,743 lbs. flax

1,134 76

7,561 32 Deduct the following

sum paid by the steward into the treasury, received for wood supplied poor widows, agreeably to the will of G. Emlen, deceased,

347 88

913 15 7,983 do. cotton

785 96 6,130 do. wool

490 40 7,365 do. junk

202 53 7,854 do, tallow

563 28 953) bushels ashes

227 85 164 do. coal

57 00

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Rod and bar iron and steel 315 57
Leather

853 10
635 lbs. twist

145 67 6 great gross bone buttons 13 95 5,800 lbs. flax hackled

58 00 585 yds. linsey, fulled

23 40 Machinery

341 72 Repairing spinning wheels 38 03 Cards

107 59 9,2164 yds. weaving done 543 63 In-door spinners for overwork 67 30 Shoemakers for do. 54 40 Salary to superintendant of factory 346 48 Do. to clerk, soap boiler, &c. 166 25 Do. to spinner

78 50 Pegwood

2 00 Sundries

11 69

6,407 45 Deduct 780 lbs. tallow had the

last year and paid for the prey sent year

58 50 Balance, being gain on this ac

count this year including labor of the paupers employed in the manufactory, for whose support no charge is made

No. III.
The Alms House and House of Employment for one year

ending May 26th, 1828.

DR.
Stock on hand 28th May, 1827.
Provisions

2,020 22
Medicines

3,477 43 Fuel

1,134 76
Oil

85 40
Three horses, 3 carts, 2 drays, 1
hearse and I dearborn

335 00
140 coffins

140 00 Lumber

20 25 Earthenware

21 12 6,318 95 Tinware

41 00 400 lbs. nails

26 00 324 bundles straw

18 44 200 bushels ashes

50 00 Dry goods

218 55 2,172 19 Machinery, manufactured goods,

ready made clothing, raw ma$15,567 86 terials, oakum, &c. as per statement No. 2

7,046 72

14,634 89
EXPENDITURES.
For the use of the paupers and
2,237 00 institution generally, as per
statement No. 1

46,088 71
On account of manufactory as
per statement No. 2

6,348 95

52,437 66

CR.
Amount paid by the steward into the trea.

sury, being the total sales of manufactur-
ed goods, during the year ending 26th
May, 1828

Clothing, &c. used in the house. 2,9264 yds. flax and tow linen 878 02 1,998 do. tow linen

499 69 1,642 do. plain flax linsey 443 34 1,088} do. striped do.

359 20 136 do. striped cotton linsey 42 16 96 do. plain

do.

29 76 644 do. muslin

85 33 971

do. cotton and tow cloth 18 28 11 do. flax linen

5 50 2 do. sail cloth

40 644 pair men's shoes

708 40 716 do. women's do.

537 00 60 do. boys do.

37 50 30 do. children's do.

11 25 399 do. men's socks

99 75 384 do. women's stockings 192 00 13 do. children's do.

4 88 32 lbs. candle wick

8 00 291 do. lamp do.

7 31 21 do. carded cotton

45 10 do. carded wool

5 00 51 do, flax for shoe thread 25 50 2) do. do. for saddlers

1 25 12 do. do. for weavers' gears 6 00 120} lbs. sewing thread

75 31 244 do. stocking yarn

12 25 232 do. tow, used in the medical and surgical wards

23 20 31. do. copperas

1 10 8 do. wheelband yarn

4 00 8 do- gardener's do.

1 20

$67,072 55 There has also been received into the insti

tution the following articles, forfeited a-
greeably to law, which have been distri.

buted to the paupers.
From the clerks of High and Second street

Markets, 280 lumps butter; 14 lumps lard
and 23 strings sausages.

CR.
Amount of manufactured goods

sold as per statement No. 2, 2,237 00
Amount received by Steward,

for admission fees from, and
tickets, certificates, &c. sold
to medical students as per
statement No.1

3,632 98

5,869 98 Stock on hand 26th May, 1828. Provisions

1,667 17 Medicines

2,762 61 Fuel

699 20
Oil

66 40
Three horses, 2 carts, 2 drays, 2
hearses and 1 dearborn

390 00
75 coffins

75 00 Earthenware

3 00 Tinware

12 50 300 lbs. nails

21 00 40 cwt. straw

20 00 160 bushels ashes

40 00 Dry goods

99 14
Machinery, manufactured goods,

ready made clothing, raw ma-
terials, oakum, &c. as per state-
ment No. 2

8,044 13

13,900 15

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the poor

men.

67 / _6

887

REMARKS.

men

Balance, being amount expended more

From which deduct the amount than received for the use of the insti

of orders drawn and unpaid tution this year

47,302 42
this day

1,240 62 $67,072 55

56,798 44 Expenditures for the relief of out-door Poor. IV.

To amount of orders drawn by Statement of the number of paupers in the Almshouse the General Board, and unand House of Employment, during the year ending paid 28th May, 1827

1,242 62 26th May, 1828.

Do. do. paid by the Guardians

of the City for the support of Wo- Chil

10,084 82 Months of the Year. Men.

dren.
Total.

Do. do. paid by the Guardians

of the Northern Liberties for June

363
437 69

869
support of the poor

7,275 31
July
372 458 79

909 Do. do. paid by the Guardians August 387 463 93

943 of Southwark for the support
September
412 476 83

971
of the poor

6,068 03 October

414
504 72

990 Do. do. paid by the Guardians
November
478 536 81

1095

of Penn Township for the
December
508 537 80

1125
support of the poor

2,035 88
January
557 553 80 1190

25,464 04 February

517 529 88 1134 Do. do. paid for the support of
March
409 518 75

1002
the children in the Asylum,

6,824 37 April

382
501 72

955 Do. do. paid for the board of
May
353 467 67
colored children in the shelter 149 63

6,974 00 Being an average

51525979

939

12070 Incidental Expenses. number each mon. of 429 498 78 1005 Paid for candles, oil, wood, &c.

109 58
Do. salaries to solicitor, secre-
V.
Statement of the number of paupers admitted into, and Do. for medicines for out-door

tary, agents and collector 2,433 21 discharged from, the Alms House and House of Em

poor

1,538 09 ployment, during the year ending 26th May, 1828.

Do. for cupping and leeching do. 335 50
WO-

Do. salaries to physicians for at-
Chil-
Men.

tending do.

977 20 dren. Total.

Do. for advertising, printing, and

stationary In the House, 28th of

297 74

Do. for coffins for out-door poor 207 00 May, 1827,

387 463

80

930

Do. County Commissioners for Admitted from 28th

rent of room

150 00 May, 1827, to 26th

Do. for support of small pox
May, 1828
From the Northern

patients, in the City Hospital 1,724 96
Liberties,
252 151 103

506

Do. salaries to physicians for
Do.
City 1260 | 1014 493

2767
attending do.

175 00 Do. Southwark 292 292 117 701 Do. constables for returning

tippling houses

167 00 2119 | 1920 793 4904 Do. for board of Mrs. Helm in Discharged, eloped,

Widows' Asylum

84 00 died, & bound dur. ing the year ending

Do. secretary for extra services 75 00

Do. for a coachee to convey pa26th May, 1828. 1838 1453 | 726 4017

tients to small pox Hospital 60 00

Do. a tax collector for 1827, Remaining in the house.

75 87 353 467 67

overpaid by him
887

Do. commissions to a tax col.
VI.
lector for 1826

29 89

Do. Steward of Alms House to The General Board of Guardians of the Poor of the City of Philadeļphia, the District of Southwark and Town. Do. agent for removing non

provide a dinner

200 00 ship of the Northern Liberties, in account current with their 'Treasurer, for the year ending 26th May, Do. lying-in and funeral expen

resident paupers

12 00 1828.

ses of a pauper

60 00
DR.
Do. for an iron chest

50 31 To amount of orders drawn by

Do. for a coal stove

19 55 the Managers of the Alms

Do. room expenses

20 17 House and unpaid 28th May,

Do. for improvements on the es

1,030 02 tate late of James Dutton, Do. issued for supplies the pre

dec'd.

30 82 sent year, as per statement

Do, for board of paupers in the
No. 1

50,601 59
Alms House

30 33 Do. issued for do.do.do. as per

Do. costs to magistrates

27 56 statement No. 2

6,407 45
Do. a fee for legal services

10 00 57,009 04 Do. costs in the state District Court

47 37 58,039 06 | Do, costs in the U. $. do.

11 87

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1827,

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10,150 00

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327 00

$123,916 98

CR. By amount received from the

late Treasurer Do. do. received from Steward,

viz. for bpard of Medical students in his family

1,655 00 From Medical Students for

tickets to attend the Medical and Surgical practice of the Alms House, and for certifi.

cates and library fines 1,977 98 For binding and cancelling by

indentures, pay patients, cof

fins, medicines, and fuel, &c. 5,242 40 For manufactured goods sold, 2,237 00 By amount received on account of taxes for 1822

361 45 Do. do, on do. of do. 1823 832 09 Do. do. on do. of do. 1824 & 5, 21 00 Do. do. on do. of do. 1826

5,559 05 Do. do. on do. of do. 1827 80,221 80

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No. VII.
The state of the Funds of the Guardians of the Poor

of the city of Philadelphia, the District of South-
wark, and Township of the Northern Liberties, 26th

May 1828.
11,112 38

DR.
To amount of orders drawn on

account of Almshouse, and
unpaid this day

1,240 62
To amount of orders drawn on

account of General Board, and
unpaid this day

305 51
86,996 29

1,546 13 To balance in favour of the funds,

15,176 12

$16,722 25

CR. 90 73 By amount of outstanding taxes, duplicates in the hands

65 63

Do. do. received for board of

children in the Asylum Do. do. do. for articles sold

belonging to do. Do. do. do. from the inspector

of the collectors. By J. Ogden Evans, New Mar

ket and Cedar Wards, 1823 681 09 By John Trout, Upper Dela. laware and North Mulberry wards, 1827

1,077 06 By E. J. Yard, Dock and Locust wards, 1827

735 90

25 10

of flour, fines collected by him Do. do. from Mayor, fines col

lected by him Do. do. of fines collected in

Court of Quarter Sessions Dor do. of do. from the Sheriff Do. do, of do. from Aldermen

120 99

567 87

61 35
61 67

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