Mar. 1891 – To E.C. Emerson, Watertown NY from General Superior Sr. M. Edward, Kingston ON

House of Providence, Kingston
Mar. 18, 1891
E.C. Emerson, Esq.
Watertown, N.Y.
My Very dear Sisters,

Yours of the 16th inst. just at hand and in reply I beg respectfully to inform you that our Society is a Corporation, and we are known as The Sisters of Charity of the House of Providence Kingston.

We were incorporated in 74 under the Act Respecting Benevolent, Provident and other Societies, Section Number Five.

Hoping this will be satisfactory, I remain Respectfully Yours
Mother Mary Edward, Sup. Gen.
Source: 105-C, General Superior's fonds, Correspondence series, Copybook, p. 128, Archives, Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul.
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