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Guide to the Flatlands, N.Y., Overseers of the Poor account book 2005.001

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Baxter, Garret S.
Creator: Flatlands (New York, N.Y.). Overseers of the Poor.
Creator: Lott family
Creator: Wyckoff family
Title: Flatlands, N.Y., Overseers of the Poor account book
Dates [inclusive]: 1807-1831
Abstract: The account book includes the record of financial transactions conducted by the Overseers of the Poor of Flatlands, Kings County, N.Y., from December 1807 until the Overseer position was abolished in April 1831. The journal includes both receipts and expenditures, which typically include reference to the recipient's name and the amount of cash or goods provided by the Overseers.
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet in one folder
Language of Materials: Materials in English.
Text [Box]: A0115
Call Phrase: 2005.001