1862 Overseer Of the Poor Report -- Town of Wallingford
[Rutland County, Vermont]

Submitted by: Patty Pickett   pattypb@sover.net

Report of Overseer of the Poor
Expenses of Poor from March 1 1861 to March 1 1862
 
Whole number of poor now at the farm 13
Deaths at farm 1
labor on the farm $     347.18
Medical attendance 2.00
goods and provisions 273.98
total 623.16
   
cash received from farm 247.64
   
expense of poor
over and above
supply from farm
375.52
   

Expenses of Poor not at the Farm

   
Titus Keyes and family, 5  $     51.69
Almer Southworth, 1 8.76
John L. Fuller 44.88
James M. Wyman and family,7 82.69
Sylvia Crowley and children, 3 8.09
Rufus Remington and family, 3 6.43
Hiram Edgerton and family, 7 6.00
transient persons, 6

5.70

Isaac C. Titus and family, 3 3.25
Willard Hart and family, 9 10.36
Amy Carpenter, 1 40.19
**Anna B. Morris, Vt. Asylum, 1

62.40

Overseers services

25.00

James Branan, 1, in jail 85.58
Lewis Guinons and family, 8  6.33
Medical attendance 6.00
   
total expense of out poor
[Note: "out" means those living
outside the poor farm]
$   453.35
   
whole expense of the poor  $   828.87
interest on farm and stock  $   200.00
total  $ 1028.87

Dyer Townsend, Overseer of Poor

Notes: **Anna B. Morris was listed as Anna B. Morrison in earlier report
               and the Vermont Asylum was/is Brattleboro Retreat

 

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