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The "Emma Abbot" is launched
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\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.

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July 19, 1875

The "Emma Abbot" is launched

New York City's first charity clinic for the poor was a floating hospital. Named after an early financial supporter and opera star, the "Emma Abbot" was launchec on July 19, 1875.

http://www.thefloatinghospital.org/about_us.html

 

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