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Journal of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland
Third Session of the Third General Assembly
Letter dated April 5th 1845, from the Magistrates
Danson, Pinsent and Power of Harbor Grace,
listing persons who had made applications to be
placed on the Permanent Pauper List
|DAWLEY||Anne||Harbor Grace||Widow, has an idiot son, aged 18 years, say 10s currency per calender month|
|CONNELL||Mary||Spaniards Bay||Widow, has an idiot son, aged 19 years, say 10s currency per calender month|
|TOOLE||Patrick||Harbor Grace||86 years||Single man, very destitute, say 7s currency per calendar month|
|McDONALD||Mary||Carbonear||53 years||Single woman, a criple [sic], very poor, say 7s currency per calendar month|
|CLARK||Adam||Croker's (sic) Cove||And wife, both very aged and very destitute, say 10s per calendar month|
|PAGE||Stephen||Carbonear||About 70 years||single man, asthmatic, quite destitute, has no relatives, say 10s currency per calendar month|
|DUNN||Andrew||Carbonear||67 years||Single man, cripple, poor, say 7s currency per calendar month|
|LANDRIGAN||William||Western Bay||About 80 years||And wife, both about 80 years of age and very destitute, say 10s per calendar month|
|WHITEWAY||Rachael||Western Bay||87 years||Widow, aged 87 years, very infirm and destitute. say 7s currency per calender month|
|SIMMONS||James||Musquitto Harbour||Disabled from a gun shot wound, he has a wife and four young children, say 10s currency per calender month|
|QUINN||John||Carbonear||20 months old||An infant and illegitimate child, abandoned by both parents who have left Newfoundland. The Magistrates have been obliged to take the responsibility on themselves for placing out this child on an allowance of 7 pounds cy. per annum, commencing on the 1st|
We transmit the Memorial of James Simmons for the consideration of His Excellency, as he appears to wish to lay it before the Governor.
With reference to the Causal Poor, we beg, to acknowledge the receipt of the £20 currency recently granted by his excellency, which sum we have distributed to persons who were in very distressed circumstances: we under the necessity of stating for his Excellencey`s information, that we have many pressing calls on us for relief.
[signed] Thomas Danson, J.P; R. J. Pinsent, J.P.; James Power, J.P.
Page Transcribed and Contributed by Linda Elkins-Schmitt
Page Last Modified October 23, 2013 (Craig Peterman)
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