Wood for the Poor

November 7, 1866

Summary

In response to the changing weather and increasing poverty of the city, the editors suggest that the City Council set aside funds to provide wood to the poor members of the city

Transcription

Wood For the Poor.--The City Council should make an appropriation for wood for the poor this winter. Yesterday, the first cold day, there were twelve applications to one of the councilmen by poor people for wood.
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Nat Berry

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Citation

“Wood for the Poor,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed June 18, 2019, https://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/405.