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St Luke's Home, for Indigent Christian Females, New York

This institution was founded in 1851, by an association of benevolent persons, and incorporated under the general law, January 12th, 1854. The building, number four hundred and eighty-seven Hudson street, is thirty-six feet front by forty feet deep, and three stories high, with an extension eighteen by thirty-six feet. It is in good repair and well furnished, and adapted to its present use.

The home is controlled by a board of managers, with a board of female associates, representing the various Protestant Episcopal churches of the city. It has been supported chiefly by private donations, yet has received occasional moderate appropriations from the city treasury, but no State aid until the past year. Its property is estimated at $17,000. It has investments amounting to $22,000, a cash balance of $7,052.19, and is out of debt. The receipts the past year, including $4,675.05 private gifts, were $17,502.84; and the expenditures were $10,450.65.

Indigent females, members of churches contributing to the support of the home, are received in the institution. They are admitted for life, and none are removed except upon the request of relatives or friends desirous of providing for their support. The number received since its opening is seventy-one, and the number supported the past year was thirty-four.

It is in the charge of a matron, and when visited was in good condition.

The house is plainly but comfortably furnished, the table is well supplied, and proper medical attention is given to the sick and the infirm. The institution appears to be well managed, and fairly entitled to share in the pubic bounty.

* source: Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities of the State of New York, 1870; Argus Company, Printers, Albany, p. 115-116 * transcribed & submitted by Linda Conpenelis Schmidt, 13 July 2007.

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