1858: A Noble Set of Farmers

“Sixty-four farmers living in and about Middletown, Conn., have given notice to the citizens that on Monday, at 11 o’clock, they will come in with their ox-carts, laden with wood and provisions for gratuitous distribution to the poor, under the management of the mayor and committee of the citizens.” –From the Raftsman’s Journal (Clearwater, Pa.), Feb. 3, 1858.

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