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The State Board of Charity had jurisdiction over the settlement or non-settlement of the state poor under the control of the institutions supervised by the board or by the State Board of Insanity, and administration of the laws of settlement relating to the support of the state's sane poor by cities and towns (St 1898, c 433). Series consists of volumes detailing accounts of the State Board of Charity, including amounts received from treasury allocations and receipts, as well as advances made to individuals and departments, including for the adult poor, children, infants, transport, and the board itself.
Agency history record (OCoLC)314404364 decribes the history and functions of the State Board of Charity.