Wood for the Poor
November 7, 1866
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
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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“Wood for the Poor,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed February 1, 2023, https://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/405.