Comprehensive Report on New York’s Institutionalized Poor
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Book. First Annual Report of the Governors of the Alms House New York, for the Year 1849. New York, N.Y., George Nesbitt, 1850. 1st ed., 199 pp., 5¾ x 9 in. Folding charts, pictorial front wrappers. With 10 tinted full page lithographs, including the “Colored Orphan’s Asylum.”
Includes reports on the Alms Houses, Bellevue Hospital, Blackwell’s Island Hospitals, City Prison Physician’s & Warden’s Reports, Colored Home, Colored Orphan Asylum, Lunatic Asylum, Nursery Hospital, Penitentiary Hospital, Small Pox Hospital, and more.
Fair. Chips missing from front wrap not affecting text. Last folding chart torn at back, affecting several letters.