Magdalen Society of Philadelphia donations and legacies: estate of John Evans and White-Williams Foundation deeds, 1814-1824

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Date created 1814-03-24 - 1824-05-20
Creator Magdalen Society of Philadelphia
Description John Evans bequeathed $800 to the Magdalen Society in his will. As a stipulation, he wished the money be used by the Society to buy property on 620 South Fourth Street and 621 Leithgow Street. The Society received income from renting out the properties. The documents pertaining to the White-Williams Foundation detail the passing of a resolution permitting the sale of those properties.
Size 6 pages
Type text
Subjects House of the Good Shepherd (Philadelphia, Pa.) | House of Refuge (Philadelphia, Pa.) | Magdalen Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) | White, William, 1748-1836 | Charities--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia | Children--Institutional care | Evangelicalism | Institutional care | Juvenile delinquency | Poor women | Prostitution | Women--Institutional care | Records (Documents) | Estate | Charitable bequests
Geographical location Philadelphia (Pa.) | N 21st and Race St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Language English
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Local Identifier 16234

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