Overseer of the Poor Book, Franklin Township, 1786-1836
Copy of the Overseer of the Poor Book for Franklin Township, c1786-1836
Original at New Jersey State Archives.
CREATOR: Overseer of the Poor, Franklin Township, 1786-1836
COLLECTION SUMMARY: Photocopied version of original; photocopied by Ethel Konight Kolenut, 1993.
Biographical / Historical Note:
Collection Description: Franklin Township records of maintenance of the poor, 1787-1836; accounting records; abandonment of children of slaves.
Arrangement Description: By year, with abandonments 1805-1808 pages 94 – .
Separated Materials: No separations.
Using the Collection
ACCESS STATEMENT: Collection is open and available for use. If used in a publication, the Museum expects to be credited.
RIGHTS STATEMENT: The Mahwah Museum owns the materials, but researchers wishing to publish or reprint materials need to secure permission from the copyright holder.
Copy of the Overseer of the Poor Book for Franklin Township, c1786-1836, one binder.
Documentation – Regarding the location of the original.
Pages 1-20 – 1787-1796.
Pages 21-50 – 1796–1817
Pages 51-80 – 1818- 1833
Pages 81-93a – 1833- 1836
Pages 94-101 w misc papers -1805-1808, Abandonments, misc.