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Dubuque Sunday Herald

Dubuque, Iowa
05 September 1886

More Little Ones Coming

Agent Curren, of the New York Foundling and Orphan Asylum, to Arrive Here with Fifty Children for People in this Vicinity.

The Herald is in receipt of a letter form Mr. Robert Curren, agent of the New York foundling and orphan asylum, stating that he will pass through this city on next Thursday, Sept. 9th, with fifty more little children to be given to families at Epworth, Farley, Dyersville, New Vienna and Luxemburg and a few will also be given to families in Fort Dodge. He adds that fifty more will be brought to Iowa the 1st of October and will find homes with families between Dubuque and Charles City on the Milwaukee and St. Paul road.


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