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Hannah Kinney’s Records of the Newark Female Charitable Society, 1803-1804
Courtesy New Jersey Historical Society, Newark, NJ
 Kinney Family Papers, MG 785, Box 1, record books. The History of the Newark Female Charitable Society (Newark, NJ: Newark Female Charitable Society, 1903).

1804 Transcription


Decembr 19th 1804

This day visited an Irish Family

of the name of Dockhorty living at the old Town Dock

five in number a man woman three children under

nine years of age the youngest four–

The man having been long confined with the

Rheumatism I found them almost entirely destitute

of every comfort & they being apparently as worthy

objects as ever received the patronage of the Society

I hastened to supply them with the following articles

3 3/8 yd of Drugget @ 4/6 – 1.91

2 Yd birdseye 3/ – – – –           75

7/8 yellow flannel 3/ – – – –      21

1 load wood — — — — —   2.75

Feby 1st 1805 a load wood 2.00

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