Documents of the City of Boston Volume 4, Nos. 102-130

Documents of the City of Boston Volume 4, Nos. 102-130

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...dormitory, in regard to her duties? A. Q. I do not know what you are getting at. That is a very simple question. I supposed she came under you, the same as the other officers did. A. Q. A. Q. She came under the superintendent. 'And when he was away, did you represent him? I did. And did you sometimes speak to her in regard to her duties? For instance, this wardrobe that you spoke of, how did you know that it was needed? A_. She begged of me to get a wardrobe made for her. She said she had been two years trying to get a wardrobe, or some place to keep her linen, and she could not get it, and the superintendent would not get it for her, and I hunted around and went into the cellar and found this old wardrobe there; part of it was broken in, and I told 'Dr. Hartwell, and Dr. Hartwell said, " break it up," and I said it was too bad to break it up and we might find some use for it. And I had the carpenter plane it and fit it up. First, I had him go there and measure the wall and see if it would go in thei e, and he said it would finally by a little trimming; and she was very pleased to have that little done for her. Q. Then you do not object to saying that you did have some conversation with the matron in regard to her duties? A. I do not see how that comes in in regard to her duties; it was merely a request to me to have something done for her, and I had it do11e. Where do her duties come in on that? Q. YVas it your duty to have charge of all the officers of the island when the superintendent was away? A. I had charge of the island when the superintendent was off. Q. And did that include the charge of the officers on the island?. A. I suppose it included everything. Q. When you thought the men were not able to work, did you so...show more

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