University of South Alabama Archives
Jan 4 1860
Mrs Danl McNeill 1st dir
Mrs Morris 2nd dir
Mrs Schroeder tres
Mrs E M Beach sec
Mrs Ruggles managers
Tres reports income of $1134.60, exp $1115.85
Feb 6 1860
Mrs Dickey reports sickness in 'the row' and increased exp for wood
March 5 1860
'Mrs McNeil brought the names of four women not in the 'row' whom she had assisted & had authorised the hiring of a nurse for an ? women suffering from insanity'
April 2 1860
'Mrs Ruggles requested assistance for Mrs Laudridge who has three children & very needy resolved to give her $5 for her present necessities'
May 7 1860
'Mrs Ruggles reported having paid $2.50 to Mrs Landridge being the amount of her rent for the present month. Mary Donaldson & a Mrs Blackburn applied for admission to the 'row'. A note was received from Rev Mr McLean certifying to the worthiness & great need of Mrs Blackburn it was resolved to give her the preference over Mary Donaldson who is already cared for by the church & has many friends'
Nov 5 1860
Reported assisting 11 families outside the 'row' during summer; ladies purchase a sewing machine for Mrs Russel