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
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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)
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Smith, Billy G., "INDENTURES & Apprentices MADE BY Philadelphia OVERSEERS OF THE POOR, 1751-1799," 12/31/83 - 12/31/83. 13. Philadelphia, PA: McNeil Center for Early American Studies [distributor], 2015. https://repository.upenn.edu
Additional FilesApprentices by Philadelphia Overseers of the Poor 1751-97 (Project 5).docx (24 kB)
Codebook for Indentures
Date Posted: 26 May 2016