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Handwritten form detailing the admission of Anne and James Sullivan to the Tewksbury State Almshouse.
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Title: Anne Sullivan's Admission To Tewksbury State Almshouse
Original caption: Reg. No. 48457-458 Age 10
Name Annie Sullivan
48458 James 5 b Agawam
Hip Disease
From Agawam Feb 22 1876
Condition Weak Eyes.
Examined March 29 1876
48458 Died May 30. 1876
By Whom
For Nos.
10 b July 1866 Agawam + always lived there till sent here Fa Thomas Sullivan b Ire. No ESt cant tell if Nat or pd taxes or if in Service in War. Now lives in Agawam working as a farmer for Stephen OHearn Mo Alice d' about 2 yrs ago in Agawam. Sister Mary 3 yrs old with Aunt Mary Clarey in Agawam. Sore eyes & James has Hip complaint Neither ever went to School.
Creator: n/a
Date: February 22, 1876
Format: Government Document
Source: Tewksbury Public Health Museum
Keywords: Agawam, MA; Almshouses; Anne Sullivan; Children; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Family; Government; Government Agencies; Institutions; Massachusetts; Physical Disability; Poverty; Public Health & Welfare; Public Welfare; Sensory Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Tewksbury, MA; Tuberculosis
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations