Evidence Taken by the Committee of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Apponited (February, 1876) to Investigate the Management of the House of Refuge

Evidence Taken by the Committee of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Apponited (February, 1876) to Investigate the Management of the House of Refuge

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... writing? A. I can't read writing very good. Q. What were you sent for when you first came? A. I don't know what I was sent for; I think it was for leaving home. Q. Who sent you here--your mother or your father? A. My father. Q. What alderman committed you? A. Alderman Burns. Q. Seventeenth and Girard Avenue? A. Third and Girard Avenue. Mr. Quirk. Q. Were you present when Mary Bradley came out of the cell to be vaccinated? A. Yes, sir. Q. Were they going to put her back into the cell again? A. She told me they were going to put her back. Q. At that time? A. Yes, sir; she said she would have to go back again; she was at the cell-room door, and we were going down to our work, at one o'clock, and she told me she had to go back to the cell again. Q. How w, as it she didn't go back to the cell again? A. I don't know; I guess Mrs. Campbell forgave her. Q. Did you, or any of the rest of the girls, ask Mrs. Camp-bell to forgive her? A. Yes, sir; the girls asked her.. Q. Mrs. Campbell did forgive her? A. Yes, sir. Mr. Rice. Q. Was Mrs. Campbell's treatment of the girls very bad? A. No, sir. Mr. Quirk. Q. Did Mrs. Campbell at any time, or any of the Matrons of the Institution, make you, or any of the other girls, swear that you would not tell about this girl being in the cell, and being kept confined so long? A. No, sir. Q. Never? A. No, sir., Mr. Rice. Q. She never said anything to you about it? A. No, sir. Mr. Cassidy. Q. Who brought you here? A. I came myself. Q. Who asked you to come? A. A gentleman came for me. Mr. Rice.--She was subpoenaed. Mr. Cassidy. Q. Who came to see you at your house--did anybody come to see you about you coming here? A. Yes, sir. Q. Who was it? A. I don't know his name--a stout gentleman. Mr. Rice.--That was the...show more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 408g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817826
  • 9781236817822