Almshouse records 1767-1837

The City Almshouse and infirmary, established in 1732, provided "shelter, support, and employment for the poor and indigent, a hospital for the sick, and an asylum for the idiotic, the insane, and the orphan." Successor institutions that have carried on its services have been Blockley Almshouse, Ph...

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Main Author: Almshouse and House of Employment (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Format: Manuscript
Language: English
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