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

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Title

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

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.

Identifier

16234

Type

text

Creator

Magdalen Society of Philadelphia

Date Created

1814-03-24 - 1824-05-20

Format

Manuscript

Is Part Of

Magdalen Society of Philadelphia Records (2016)

Spatial Coverage

N 21st and Race St Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Subject

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

Extent

6 pages

Language

eng

Rights

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