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~ Dubuque County ~

Fort Dodge Messenger
09 September 1886

54 Little Children


Mr. Robert Curran, of the New York foundling and orphan asylum, will pass through Dubuque on the morning of September 9th with 54 little children. These children have been provided with home at Epworth, Farley, Dyersville, New Vienna and Luxemburg. The last of the children will be taken care of in Ft. Dodge. Mr. Curran will bring out 50 more the first part of October, for which he has found homes between Dubuque and Charles City, on the Milwaukee road.


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