The Magazine of Early American Datasets (MEAD)

Document Type

Dataset

File Format

Excel

Abstract

These are the indentures of apprentices of people (mostly children) in the Philadelphia Almshouse 1751-97. It includes everyone apprenticed to a master in Philadelphia or one of its suburbs -- the Northern Liberties or Southwark

Time Period: Start Date of Data Collection

1983

Time Period: End Date of Data Collection

1983

Time Period: Start Date of Data Coverage

1751

Time Period: End Date of Data Coverage

1797

Date of this Version

Fall 2015

Source(s)

The Original Records were in the Philadelphia City Archives.

I used microfilm from the Church of Latter Day Saints in Salt Lake City:

Source: Overseers of the Poor, Indentures Made, 1751-97

U.S. Film (Microfilm)

974,116

Item 3

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Apprentices by Philadelphia Overseers of the Poor 1751-97 (Project 5).docx (24 kB)
Codebook for Indentures

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Date Posted: 26 May 2016