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Subject: [Bklyn] Brooklyn Union Argus - June 11, 1879 - St. John's Hospital
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2003 11:41:39 EST
I know we all ask questions about hospitals and clergymen. Although Nancy
did not mark this off for transcription, it does give a little info which
might be of interest to you all. ENJOY!!!!
St. John's Hospital. Anniversary of the Laying of the Cornerstone.
Appropriate Exercise in the New Building - Report of the Building Committee -
Reception in the Evening.
Anniversary services commemorative of the laying of the cornerstone of the
new St. John's Hospital, at the corner of Atlantic and Albany Avenues, on the
Church Charity Foundation of Long Island, were held in the chapel of the new
building yesterday afternoon in the presence of an audience of about 500
ladies and gentlemen. Among those present were:
Right Rev. Bishop LITTLEJOHN, who presided.
Rev. Dr. Noah H. SCHENCK, of St. Ann's on the Heights.
Rev. Dr. DILLER, of St. Luke's.
Rev. Dr. DROWNE, Dean of the Cathedral at Garden City.
Rev. Dr. JOHNSON, of St. Mary's.
Rev. Dr. HASKINS, of St. Mary's Eastern District.
Rev. Mr. PECK of Calvary, Eastern District.
Rev. Mr. HUBBARD, of St. Paul's, South Brooklyn.
Rev. Mr. HOVEY, of St. Barnabas'.
Rev. Wm. A. LEONARD, of the Church of the Redeemer.
Rev. Dr. SNIVELY and Rev. Mr. TIGHE, of Grace Church.
Rev. Mr. CORNWELL, of the Church of the Good Shepherd.
Rev. Mr. JARVIS, Chaplain of the Foundation.
Drs. HOPKINS, CATLIN, COLTON, WALKER and CAMPBELL, medical staff of the
Ex-Supervisor Wm. H. FLEEMAN, Edwin BEERS, Esq., and Carlos A. BUTLER, Esq.,
of The Building Committee.
Ex-Mayor John W. HUNTER, Hon. John A. KING, A.O. BLAKE, Esq., John RONALD,
Esq., F.B. VAN VLECK, Esq., Mr. John J. ABBOTT, Principal of School No. 1,
Mr. Nelson L. DERBY, architect, and Mr. James LOCK, Superintendent of the
building, and many others.
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