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June 1884

Account

The Board of Commissioners of Posey County, Indiana
to

Solomon C. Dunlap, Superintendent of the Poor Asylum of said county,
for Transient Paupers, for the period from 1st March to 1st June 1884

 

Pauper
Age
Nativity
Admitted
By Whom
Health
Fit for Labor
Death
Days
Amount
Comments
James Lamb


Mar 1 - Apr 6
Robb Twp
rheumatism


37
6.20
Transportation expenses to Princeton 2.50 - Board 3.70
Richard Marlove (colored)


Mar 1- 14
Blk Twp
rheumatism


14
3.70
Transportation expense to Evansville $2.30 - Board 1.40
Julia Moore (colored)


Apr 2 - May 13
and May 22 - Jun 1
Blk Twp



52
5.20
DESTITUTION
Ida Moore (colored)


April 2 - June 1
Blk Twp



60
6.00
DESTITUTION
Anice Penrod


Mar 1 - Jun 1
Lynn Twp
paralysis


92
9.20

George W. Shockley


from Feb 8 - Mar 1 March 1 - 18
Blk Twp
bronchitis


18
21
4.20
2.80
2.30
Proportion transportation expenses to Evansville
Samuel Shockley


from Feb 8 to March 1
March 1 - 18
Blk Twp



21
18
4.20
1.80
1.90
Proportion transportation expenses to Evansville
Thomas James


May 15 - 17
Bk Twp
Scrofula


3
.30
2.30
Transportation expenses to Evansville
Chalres Viets


March 1 - 14
Robb Twp



14
1.40
1.75
Transportation expenses to Evansville









52.25



Account
The Board of Commissioners of Posey County Indiana
To
Solomon C Dunlap, Superintendent
of the Poor Asylum for the care of Insane Persons
for quarter ending 1st June 1884

Pauper
Age
Nativity
Admitted
By Whom
Health
Fit for Labor
Death
Days
Amount
Comments
Horace Benton


April 14 , 1884 - June 1, 1884
Harmony Twp
Unsound Mind



37.00
$5.00 per wk
PAUPER
Peter Grigsby


March 7 - March 1 and May 6 - 10 when he absconded
Bethel Twp
Insane



7.20
PAUPER









44.20



No. 126
Account
The Board of Commissioners of Posey County, Indiana
to
Solomon C. Dunlap, Supt. of the Poor Asylum of said County,
for Improvements, repairs for Quarter ending 1st June 1884
$157.72

1884 Expense
Amount
Mar 19
Telephoning to Poseyville for Dr. Elliott to come and see W.E. Edmonds a pauper who is seriously ill.
.25

Hire going to Stewartsville
1.50

Building 90 rods poling fence @ .25cents per rod
22.50

Hauling lumber for fence 1 day
3.00

Getting out, hauling and setting two gate posts for yard lot and hanging gate
2.50

Hinges for two gates
1.00

Spike and other nails for farm and yard fences
4.75

73 fence posts @ 10 cents ea
7.30
22
Hire going to Poseyville to inquire as to the absence of the Asylum Physician
1.50
24
Waiting on Commissioner Williams regarding Doctor and getting medicines
1.50

Paid for medicines for W. H. Edmonds
4.75

Two posts for gate of dwelling house yard
.50

Three new yard gates @ .50 each
1.50

Fixing entrance to front gate
1.50

Hinges and bolts for yard gates
2.00

450 ft additional paling lumber @ $1.40 per ft
6.30

200 ft additional railing lumber @ $1.40 per 100 ft
2.80

Building fence around Poor Asylum and yards. 63 panels @ .35 per panel
22.05
Apr


25
Dismantling old fences
2.00

Constructing ditch through the northern part of farm - 108 rods @ .40 per rod
43.20

Fixing hinges on and repairing two farm gates
1.00

Filling Washouts
3.00

Whitewashing inside of Asylum.  8 rooms hall and porch
10.00

Whitwashing inside of dwelling house. 4 room, hall and porches
6.00

Lime for white washing and disinfecting 3 barrels @ 1.50 per barrell
3.00

Hauling Lime
1.50

White wash brushes
1.20

Cleaning cistern at dwelling house and repairs thereon
3.00
May


13
Putting window in wash house
.50

Ten cords fuel @ 1.00 per cord
10.00

Stationery and postage
.42





157.72