New York Foundling Hospital Receipt

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HAVE THIS NOTICE AND RECEIPT IN YOUR HAND WHEN THE TRAIN ARRIVES.

SISTERS OF CHARITY
No. 175 East 68th Street, New York City

NOTICE OF ARRIVAL
No. 26
Mr. Jesse Bell
Mason City, Iowa

We take pleasure in notifying you that the little girl which you so kindly ordered will arrive at Manley, Rock Is. Train on Thurs., June 24, on the train due to arrive at 5:15 A.M., and ask that you kindly be at Railway Station to receive the child 30 minutes before the train is due to avoid any possibility of missing the connection, as train will not wait should you not be there.

The name of child, date of birth, and names and address of party to whom child is assigned will be found sewn in the coat of boys and in the hem of the Dress of girls.

This receipt must be signed in ink by both husband and wife, and is to be given up in exchange for the child who will have a corresponding number.

Yours very truly,

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