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Almshouses - Connecticut - Litchfield

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Overseers of the poor, 1783-1901

Series 1

Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents Series 1 is the Litchfield overseers of the poor records (2011-22-0, .42 linear feet) that consist generally of orders signed by the selectmen of Litchfield, Conn., naming an administrator, or overseer, who was typically a responsible town resident, to direct and oversee the affairs of a potentially indigent town resident. The collection also includes bills submitted to the town for expenses rendered by overseers, caregivers, hotels who took in tramps, and merchants. The collection covers...
Dates: Created: 1783-1901