American Jewish Historical Quarterly Volume 25

American Jewish Historical Quarterly Volume 25

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...and provenance, as there noted, are here given, together with references to the mention of some of them as given in the Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society. The statistical tables in the account show the mortality among the Jews as 1 in August, 5 in September and 4 in October, 1798, or 10 in all, out of a total of 2,064 of all denominations. The race,0! the victims is not specified in the detailed list. Jacob Hays, conveyancer, a child, of 63 Chappel St. Uriah Hendricks, merchant, 112 Pearl St. London. (See Publications, supra, N0. 18, p. 104; No. 20, p. 163.) Moses Isaac, broker, 32 Barclay St., (ibid., No. 18, p. 105 which gives:1 Nathaniel Isaucs as having died September 25, 1798. The list also gives Isaac Moses, broker, but this is probably intended for Moses Isaac just mentioned, as the well known Isaac Moses who was an auctioneer died some years later. The New York City directory for 1797 gives an Isaac Moses, shoemaker, and this man's name does not appear later or before in the city directories). Solomon Isaac, storekeeper, 17 Chatham St. Germany. (Ibid.) Michael Israel, trader in furs from Hesse Cassel, Germany. Walter S. Judah, student of physic. (Ibid., p. 101.) Joseph Levi, a soldier. Hospital. Samuel Lazarus, shopkeeper, 19 William St. (Ibid., p. 103.) Joseph Nathan, trader, Whitehall street, Germany. (Ibd., p. 103.) Samson A. Myers, coppersmith, 71 John St. In a list of those who made donations to the Health Committee for the relief of the sick and indigent, mainly coming from near by towns and very few from the city itself, appears the name of Ephraim Hart as contributing $25. He was a prominent Jew in the city (ibid., No. 2, p. 85; No. 4, pp. 215-217). SAMUEL OPPENHEIM. MEMORIAL Nora ON SAMUEL...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 123684985X
  • 9781236849854