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A trader brought the boy to a Mr. Chase, the American consul, who delivered him to the orphanage on June 13, 1848, with an agreement to pay his board. The ten-year-old, afflicted with cholera, cried about his inability to pray as he knew only ‘‘our Father’’ and t he ea rl y y ea rs , 1 83 6 – 42 | 17 feared that his ignorance would deny him salvation. ’’ Several interesting admissions occurred in 1858. On November 21, the offspring of a relationship between a slave woman and her owner was admitted to the orphanage by her guardian, Elvira Bowden.

Sarah P. Melvin, the widow of James A. Melvin and Ann Ray’s sister, as principal. Progress in the children’s achievements was reported in early 1838, but the managers were dissatisfied with the principal. In April, they hired a Miss White to teach, and she was given an assistant who aided her for three hours daily in addition to her duties as a nurse and seamstress. It soon became clear that the assistant was incapable of adequately serving the school. Later, the managers decided that the assistant teacher needed to live in the asylum and care for children out of school hours.

Supreme Court, spoke on behalf of the orphanage on December 11, 1843. He noted that there were seventy children in a building that could accommodate 150. ’’2 By the end of 1845, 262 children had been admitted since June 9, 1837. The children helped to lower expenses by doing much of the housework (in preparation for similar work as indentures). ’’ The Fifth Avenue building at Forty-third Street, c. 1854. ) f if th av en ue : g ro wt h a nd pr og re ss , 1 84 3– 54 | 33 The managers added that children would become vagrants, criminals, or beggars unless increased funding could bring them to the orphanage.

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