Returns of Pauper Lunatics and Idiots
[The following was extracted from the original document stored
at the Massachusetts State Archives in Boston.]
[This form was left blank, and the questions left unanswered. The following
note was included:]
In answer to the above questions we have to say there is no Pauper Lunatics
or Idiots in this Town.
your Obedient Servants
Jonathan Luce Jr.
Alfred Norton } Overseers of the Poor of Tisbury
Tisbury January 1st 1843
Also see the 1842 returns of Chilmark,
Edgartown, the Edgartown
and the Edgartown House of Corrections, as
well as the 1829 return of Tisbury.
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