1861 Overseer Of the Poor Report --Town of Wallingford
[Rutland County, Vermont]

Submitted by: Patty Pickett   pattypb@sover.net

Report of the Overseer of the Poor
Expenses of Poor from  March 6, 1860 to March 1, 1861
 
Whole number of poor now at the farm 10
   
labor on the farm  $   304.17 
goods and provisions $   140.31
total $   444.48
   
cash received from farm $207.48
   
expense of poor
over and above
supply from farm
$237.00
   

Expenses of Poor not at the Farm

Agabus Bishop, 2 $      5.10
Peter Lozo and family, 10     8.64
Titus Keyes and family, 7 27.30
James Wyman and family, 7 31.18
Amasa Southworth and family, 2 17.26
transient persons, 5 1.80
Albert Butterfield, 1 20.36
John Brodus and family, 3 3.00
medical attendance 17.50
Betsey Hazard, 1 10.00
Edward Lepard, 1 4.15
John L. Fuller and family, 5 5.94
Rufus Remington and family, 3 1.25
Jack Wylie and one other, 2 8.29
Thomas Butterfield and three others, 4 27.00
Moses Mayhew and family, 3 10.00
Ephraim Cooke, 2 24.34
   
overseer's services 25.00
   
total expense of the out poor
[Note: "out" means those living
outside the poor farm]
$   248.11
   
whole expense of the poor $   485.11
 

Dyer Townsend, Overseer of Poor

 

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