Travis County Clerk Records: Poor Farm Record

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List of paupers at the Travis County Poor Farm from 1890-1900. Ledger includes inventory of property belonging to the Travis County Poor Farm; list of paupers; list of hands hired; list of county convicts sent to the Poor Farm to work out fines and costs; supplies purchased; sales made of produce of the Poor Farm; and, total expenditures and receipts. Pauper information includes name, date when first entered the Poor Farm, age, sex, nativity, color, date of discharge and reason for discharge.

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266 p.

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Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office. 1890/1900.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Travis County Clerk Records and was provided by Travis County Clerk’s Office to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 123 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County contributes selected records from the office of the County Clerk, including probate, deed, and county court records and Commissioners Court minutes, dating from the 1840s to the early 1900s. The Travis County Clerk is the county recorder, clerk to the County Courts, and clerk to the Commissioners Court.

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List of paupers at the Travis County Poor Farm from 1890-1900. Ledger includes inventory of property belonging to the Travis County Poor Farm; list of paupers; list of hands hired; list of county convicts sent to the Poor Farm to work out fines and costs; supplies purchased; sales made of produce of the Poor Farm; and, total expenditures and receipts. Pauper information includes name, date when first entered the Poor Farm, age, sex, nativity, color, date of discharge and reason for discharge.

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266 p.

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Original volume maintained in the Travis County Records collection at the Austin History Center.

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The records of the Travis County District Clerk’s Office include naturalization records dating from the 1880s to the early 1900s.

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  • 1890/1900

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Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office. Travis County Clerk Records: Poor Farm Record, book, 1890/1900; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth834147/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Travis County Clerk’s Office.