Richmond County Poorhouse
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POORHOUSE HISTORY by county


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YATES REPORT      1824 LAW      1857 REPORT EXPLANATION
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YATES REPORT:

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1824 LAW (required establishment of poorhouse vs. exempted):
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1857 INVESTIGATION: 
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PERSONAL NOTES FROM READERS:

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LOCAL NOTES:

 

Here are links to several stories about the (sadly, unsuccessful) attempts to save the buildings at the site (designated an historic district) of The New York City Farm Colony and Seaview Hospital.   Links to multiple such stories have been provided because each of them has different photos.

The New York City Farm Colony / Seaview Hospital Historic District -- 
story & photos (poor farm portion of story)

City Demolishes Landmark Building -- story & photos

Census of Places that Matter -- Placed on the STATEWIDE ENDANGERED PROPERTIES LIST: FARM COLONY-SEAVIEW HOSPITAL HISTORIC DISTRICT


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RECORDS:

Poorhouse INMATE REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES
Microfilm Series A1978  Roll Number(s) 177-190  more information
 
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CEMETERY:

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We are hoping to build this base of information about the poorhouse in RICHMOND county through the helpful participation of readers. All are requested to submit items of interest by sending e-mail  to The Poorhouse Lady.

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