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Title Record: Order for Relief, Third Ward, Hoboken, August 22, 1879, to a grocer allowing the bearer to purchase groceries up to $3.00
Object Name Order, Pay
Catalog Number 2010.010.0066
Collection Hoboken Government & Politics Collection
Credit Gift of Robert Maier.
Scope & Content Order for Relief, Third Ward, Hoboken, August 22, 1879, to Fehren [grocer] allowing the bearer, Mrs. Lindner, to purchase groceries to the amount of three dollars; signed by Willam Mehan, Committee on Alms.

Printed form, 3-1/2" high x 5-7/8" wide, with holographic ink entries.

Note that the form was printed for an amount to be filled in as "per week" which was crossed out and thus this was a one time order. Members of the City Council typically provided this charity to ward residents.
People Mehan, William
Date 1879
Year Range from 1879
Year Range to 1879
Imagefile 077\20100100066.TIF
Classification Government & Politics
Business & Commerce
Charity