|196, 8/14/1837, No. 25
Richmond Carr received an order on the treasurer for one hundred dollars for John Croucher in part of his salary as keeper of the town assylum and poor thereof; to be accounted for in settlement between said keeper and the Commissioners of said Assylum &c.
205, 4/8/1839, No. 65
James Albro and Parker Lawton received an order on the treasury for $14.75 for services as commissioners of the assylum.
206, 6/10/1839, No. 70
Jacob Chase received an order on the treasurer for ten dollars for services as overseer of the poor this last year.
211, 4/13/1840, No. 98
The Commissioners of the Assylum received an order on the treasurer for $4.77 in part for their services.
213, 8/10/1840, No. 115
Parker Lawton received an order on the treasurer for one hundred dollars to aid in repairing the poor house which repairs were ordered in town meeting in June 1840.
213, 8/10/1840, No. 118
Parker Lawton received an order on the treasurer for $26- to pay the balance of repairs on the poor house.
213, 8/10/1840, No. 119
Parker Lawton received an order on the treasurer for 85 dollars to pay the keeper of the asylum.
216, 8/10/1840, No. 132
William Manchester received an order on the treasurer for twenty two dollars thirty five cents, being a balance due the commissioners of the assylum on settlement this day.
Seth R. Anthony, overseer of the poor, complaining that the family of William H. Howard, now residing in Portsmouth has no legal settlement therein and are unsuitable persons to become inhabitants thereof. Therefore he prays this town council that they cause legal proceeding for their removal to be had in the premises.
It is decreed that Hannah Howard, wife of said William be summoned to appear before this council on the second Monday in August next at one o clock PM at the town hall in said Portsmoth to answer to said complaint and to be dealt with in the premises as to law and justice shall ascertain - whereupon summons was issued to the proper office as the law dictates for the purposes of the aforesaid.
Transcription (C) 2002, William Saslow from:
Upon the complaint of Seth R. Anthony O.P. setting forth that the family of William Howard now residing in Portsmouth have no legal settlement in said town that they are liable to become chargeable to said town that they are unsuitable persons to become inhabitants thereof and praying that the town council causes legal proceeding to be had in the premises for their removal being again taken up and had, and Hannah Howard wife of the said William, appearing (having been duly notified for that before) and objecting against proceeding in the premises - It is decreed that the consideration thereof be made and the [action] is duly postponed.
224, No. 164
Seth R. Anthony received an order on the treasury for $8.25 for services as overseer of the poor.
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