Circular [electronic resource] : To the friends of St. Stephen's House: The dwelling-house of the late Charles H. Brown, Esq., 37 Purchase Street [Boston], is about to be given up by the family. The grounds belonging to the house lie in common with those of St. Stephen's Chapel. It is supposed it will be taken to be leased to eight or ten Irish families, too many of whom are dirty, drinking, profane, riotous, non-Sunday-keeping families, and very annoying in religious matters. This will render it, not only an almost unbearable nuisance to St. Stephen's Chapel, but, also, a not much less evil to St. Stephen's House. ...
- Wells, E. M. P. (Eleazer Mather Porter), 1793-1878
- [Boston] : [publisher not identified], 
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 25 x 20 cm
- Additional Creators:
- St. Stephen's Chapel (Boston, Mass.) and St. Stephen's House (Boston, Mass.)
- "It is therefore proposed to lease the property for the use of St. Stephen's House, for five more years. ... and to request any one who is so disposed, to send to the subscriber, the subscription of a sum, not less than $100 annually, for five years, to pay the rent of the house in question, or to be applied to the purchase of the same ... To give some idea of the amount which we do for the poor and distressed, at St. Stephen's House, I mention the following ..."
Signed: Your servant to the poor, for Christ's sake, E.M.P. Wells. St. Stephen's House, June 12th, 1858.
The American Antiquarian Society copy has embossed stamp, presumably that of the stationer.
Printed area measures 20.3 x 16.4 cm.
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- Reproduction Note:
- Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. First series ; no. 10294).
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