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Title Vouchers, two, issued by the Overseer of Poor, City of Hoboken, for purchase of groceries by named bearers, Aug. 1900.
Object Name Voucher
Catalog Number 2014.001.0016
Collection Hoboken Government & Politics Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Vouchers, two, issued by the Overseer of Poor, City of Hoboken, for purchase of groceries by named bearers, August 1900.

Heavy cardstock 3-3/16" high x 5-5/16" wide; printed form on front with holographic ink entries; reverse had inkstamped conditions and list of authorized items. See notes for full text.

1: authorized August 27, 1900 to be used at Mr. Van Seggeren, by Mrs. Prius, up to $3.00, groceries, signed by Harry L. Barck, Jr., Overseer of Poor.

2: authorized August 30, 1900 to be used at Mr. Bruns, by Mrs. Griffith, up to $3.00, groceries, signed by Harry L. Barck, Jr., Overseer of Poor.
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warrant / welfare / charity / public assistance
Notes Archives 2014.001.0016

Printed text on front:

Office Overseer of Poor.
Hoboken, N.J. ______________ 19 __
Mr. __[store owner]____
Please allow the bearer Mr. ___ [name of person receiving voucher]____
___ [items] _____________ to the amount of _ [dollar amount] ____
By order of the Committee on Alms.
_______[signature line]
Overseer of Poor.
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Inkstamped text on back:

This order is good only for the following in proportions of

Bread, Beef,
Potatoes, Pork,
Oil, Rice,
Wood, Lard,
Coal, Butter,
Milk, Sugar,
Vegetables Canned Tomatoes
in season, Coffee,
Flour, Tea,
Bacon, Eggs,
Salt, Matches,

Any deviation of the same will not
behonored by order of
Committee on Alms,
Harry L. Barck, Jr.
Overseer of Poor.
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People Barck, Harry L., Jr.
Date 1900
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1900
Search Terms Overseer of the Poor
Caption 1: August 27, 1900
Imagefile 239\20140010016.TIF
Classification Charity
Government & Politics
Alms & Public Welfare
Food
Domestic Life