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Overseers of the Poor

Surveillance, Resistance, and the Limits of Privacy (Chicago Series in Law and Society)

by John Gilliom

  • 222 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • Political control & freedoms,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Poverty,
  • Private, property, family law,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Constitutional,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • Political Science / Social Services & Welfare,
  • General,
  • Electronic surveillance,
  • Government information,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Public welfare,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9878912M
    ISBN 100226293610
    ISBN 109780226293615


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saving. Want to Read. Currently Reading/5. In Overseers of the Poor, John Gilliom confronts the everyday politics of surveillance by exploring the worlds and words of those who know it best-the watched. Arguing that the current public conversation about surveillance and privacy rights is rife with political and conceptual failings, Gilliom goes beyond the critics and analysts to add fresh voices, insights, and : $ In Overseers of the Poor, John Gilliom confronts the everyday politics of surveillance by exploring the worlds and words of those who know it best-the watched.

Arguing that the current public 5/5(1). England. In England, Overseers of the Poor administered poor relief such as money, food and clothing as part of the Poor Law system.

The position was created by the Act for the Relief of the Poor of Overseers of the Poor were often reluctant appointees who were unpaid, working under the supervision of a Justice of the law required two Overseers to be elected every Easter, and.

Overseers of the Poor Books The Milton Abbey Local History group is fortunate indeed to have access to three of these books.

Thanks to a team of volunteers in Canada, Australia and England we have now completed the transcription of the first of these books which covers the period – Cash Book (Claude C. Van Deusen, Overseer of the Poor) - - 12 pages Chronological order - Contents: specific purchases and for whom; audits.

Cash Book (Franklin Bedell, Overseer of the Poor) - - 29 pages Chronological order - Contents: four categories: outside relief, children's Overseers of the Poor book, women's board, and almshouse; audits. Overseers of the Poor papers include individuals admitted to the poor house and overseers appointed by the court to manage the poor house.

Indentures & Bound out Children Papers. Whilst transcribing the Overseers of the Poor Book - we have the following names as Overseers. This list is not complete, and will be added to. John Burt John Oxford James Holloway Thomas Hawkins William Bragg James Harvey Thomas Billett Richard Ham Josph Vatcher Overseers of the Poor Accounts (Parish & Poor Law) Nature of Source Records from the overseers' accounts which show the money collected for the poor of the parish and the individual payments made to the poor, either Overseers of the Poor book a cash payment or in kind.

Overseers had four duties: Estimate how much poor relief money was needed in order to set the poor rate accordingly; Collect the poor rate; Distribute poor relief; and Supervise the poorhouse. This account book of the Overseers of the Poor for Great Longstone and Holme from to (D/C/4) has been requested several times and is my latest project.

The account book in its original binding. The Richmond County (Va.) Overseer of the Poor Minutes Book is one volume dated The minutes give the names of people receiving financial support. - Overseer of Poor Dist.

1 to bind Samuel Overholzer, son of Samuel dec. age 14 yrs Nov. 30 last, to Jacob FUnkhouser to learn the trade of joiner and to learn to read and write.

Funkhouser is to allow him 7 pds. at the expiration of his time. In Overseers of the Poor, John Gilliom confronts the everyday politics of surveillance by exploring the worlds and words of those who know it best-the watched. Arguing that the current public conversation about surveillance and privacy rights is rife with political and conceptual failings, Gilliom goes beyond the critics and analysts to add fresh voices, insights, and perspectives.

Overseers of the Poor Minute Book I This book consists of meeting minutes of the overseers of the poor for Rockingham county from During their meetings, the overseers often discussed the poor tax to be levied against the people living in Rockingham County, those who should View all 4 items.

Attested to by Tunis Egbert & John Dorsett, Overseers of the Poor, and Benjamin Parker, Justice. (p) Samuel Brice, about forty years of age, was freed by Thomas Hazard on 9 Dec The Overseers of the Poor, John Barnes and Garrett Martling, examined him and certified that he is able to support himself by his labor.

33). The records of the Boston Overseers of the Poor provide “a useful example of the cultural intentions of earlier Puritan communal and civic values and the blending over time of Puritan charitable intentions and the eventual public responsibility for the management of the poor in Boston.” (Nellis).

Overseers of Poor book, by Prescott (Mass.). Overseers of the Poor. Publication date Topics Poor, Public welfare Collection umass_amherst_libraries; blc; americana Digitizing sponsor Boston Library Consortium Member Libraries Contributor UMass Amherst Libraries.

The first is the Rockingham County Overseers of the Poor meeting minutes from The bulk of this series can be found in the bound book with meeting minutes from The remainder () can be found in a separate book.

Series II consists of 2 folders with one correspondence letter in each, either written to or by the Overseers. The collection consists of one handwritten bill from Bailes & Mcintire to the Overseers of the Poor of Berkeley County, with entries August 1, to payment on Ap It was for the construction of a building and an out house.

Recommended Citation. Smith, Billy G., "INDENTURES & Apprentices MADE BY Philadelphia OVERSEERS OF THE POOR, ," 12/31/83 - 12/31/ Author: Billy G Smith. This salaried official would be asked to take over all of the day-to-day drudgery associated with relieving the poor, namely to relieve all paupers, pay all bills, superintend the management of the poorhouse under the governor, removal all paupers and do all the other duties of a managing overseer.

Officials' Bond Book,index, p. SEE ALSO Fiduciary Records: Reel No. County Administrative Records: ILL: Overseers of the Poor Minute Book, -(includes Accounts) ILL: Overseers of the Poor Minute Book, - ILL: Overseers of the Poor Yearly Allowances, - Reel No.

Court Records: County. Prior to the Poor Law Amendment Act ofthe parish authorities (the vestry) would meet once a year to set the poor rates and appoint the parish officers. It was the duty of the overseer to collect the rates and then distribute them accordingly.

The overseers (and there were usually at least two) would also administer the local poor house. The Boston Overseers of the Poor were established by a colonial act inand incorporated in Under the provisions of the first city charter inone person was elected in each ward to be an Overseer of the Poor, totaling 12 Overseers.

The offices of constables, church wardens, overseers of the poor, supravisors of the high-wayes, treasurers of the county-stock; and some other lesser countrey officers () [Sheppard, William] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The offices of constables, church wardens, overseers of the poor, supravisors of the high-wayes, treasurers of the county-stock; and some other Author: William Sheppard. The volume containing the colonial vestry minutes records the actions of the Vestry from until the disestablishment of the colonial church in In addition, it includes the proceedings of the successor Overseers of the Poor from until University of Chicago Press.

Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. - Overseer of Poor to bind Jackson Love, a base born child of Elizabeth Love, deceased, to John Curyer to learn the trade of shoemaker. (no age) May 10 - Overseer of Poor Dist.

#2 to bind Peter Wallage, a free boy of color, 11 yrs old to Tobias Behm to learn farming and second to. The Richmond (Va.) Overseers of the Poor Records: Committee for Relief of the Poor Minutes Books are six volumes dated,and The books give the minutes from the Committee meetings. Muston Overseers of the Poor Accounts Book In the years before the passing of the Poor Law Amendment Act inparishes had to administer their own poor relief.

Each year, the vestry would appoint two Overseers of the Poor whose duties were to collect the poor. England []. In England, overseers of the poor administered poor relief such as money, food and clothing as part of the Poor Law system.

The position was created by the Act for the Relief of the Poor Overseers of the poor were often reluctant appointees who were unpaid, working under the supervision of a justice of the law required two overseers to be elected every Easter, and.

Get this from a library. Overseers of the poor: surveillance, resistance, and the limits of privacy. [John Gilliom] -- Presents the views and experiences of low-income American mothers who live everyday with the advanced surveillance capacity of the modern welfare state.

In. Poor Law. Great Britain. To The Church-Wardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of _____ in the County of _____ and to the Church-Wardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of _____ in the County of _____. London: Printed and Sold by T. Jones, c. 4 pp. Folio /2 x /2. Light soiling, some toning, faint dampstaining and edgewear to margins.

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The Overseers of the Poor was a charitable institution created to provide financial and other forms of support for orphaned children, the poor, the disabled, the infirm, and the mentally ill in Winchester and Frederick County, Virginia.

It. Overseer of the poor definition is - a person who is appointed or elected to take care of or to assist the poor with money, supplies, or services furnished by public.

York County (Va.) Overseers of the Poor Minute Book, Local government records collection, York County (Va.) Court Records. The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Va.

Acquisition Information. Overseers of the Poor by John Gilliom,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(25). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Description. Cumberland Overseers of the Poor: Documents contains brief records of the data created while processing the Town of Cumberland Overseers of the Poor Collection, which is housed in the archives of the Town of Cumberland, Maine.

During the course of the project, 1, items received conservation attention, catalog records for each item were created in Microsoft Access Author: Cumberland.The poor rate was set by the Parish Vestry once a year and churchwardens were authorised to act as overseers.

The position of churchwarden was undertaken by the wealthier male inhabitants of the parish and was changed anually. Overseers of the poor were also .To view an account of the overseer for the poor see England Account Books: Sample of an Overseer Account.

Apprenticeship of poor or orphaned children [edit | edit source] Children of poor families, orphans and widows’ children were often apprenticed out, at the parishes’ expense, to masters who might give them a trade.