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I CHARTER

AND

Bye-Laws,

OF THE

NEW-YORK DISPENSARY.

INSTITUTED IN 1790.

"I was Sick and ye Visited me."

NEW-YORK:

PRINTED BY SOUTHWICK AND HARDCASTLE,
NO. 2, WALL-STREET.
1805.

SARVAKi) COUEGE LIBRAR1
FROM
THE BEQUEST OF
EVERT JANSEN WENDELL
1818

PREFACE.

J- HE Poor when confined by sickness, have a peculiar claim upon the benevolence of those whose circumstances enable them to administer to their wants.

For their relief many institutions have been established in this city.

While the New-York Hospital, the AimsHouse, and the Lying-in Hospital receive those who are among the most destitute, and are deprived of every domestic accommodation, the Dispensary provides assistance for that description of poor, who when deprived by disease of the earnings of their daily labor, are also deprived of the means of procuring the medical assistance necessary for their relief.

The mechanic whq cannot without great inconvenience leave his family to reside in an Hospital, the mother who cannot be separated

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