Circular of the City Council on Retrenchment, and Report of the Commissioners of the Orphan House (Classic Reprint)

Circular of the City Council on Retrenchment, and Report of the Commissioners of the Orphan House (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Circular of the City Council on Retrenchment, and Report of the Commissioners of the Orphan House For the more minute examination of the subject they have considered it under three heads, viz: Service, Food and Raiment, as the expenses of the establishment will be found arrayed mainly under these. The Institution now consists of three hundred and sixty orphans, one steward and family, one matron and family, one principal of the school and eight teachers and assistants, three dependants, nine nurses and one hospital nurse and assistant nurse, two assistant seamstresses, eight washers, two cooks, one engineer, and four servan'ts - making an entire population of four hundred and seven persons. The cost of the whole establishment for 1860, as charged by the city treasurer, is 18, and for 1861, 19 - though the actual cost to the city is only about a uniformity of expenditure which of itself bespeaks economy. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 20 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 41g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243129289
  • 9780243129287