The Female Cent Society, of Washington, 1822, Historical Sketch

Auxiliary to the society for the education of pious young men for the ministry, in the Protestant Episcopal Church, in the District of Columbia, was instituted in the year 1820.

Although the regular contribution from each member is but fifty-two cents a year, yet the amount thus raised, together with donations, which in two years has been paid into the treasury of the parent institution, is about one hundred dollars.


Mrs. Hawley, President. Mrs. Grammar, Treasurer.

Mrs. Lear, Vice-Presd't. Miss Susan King, Secretary.

"Literary and Benevolent Institutions," The Washington Directory showing the Name, Occupation, and Residence, of each Head of a Family and Person in Business, Washington, D. C., December, 1822, page 134.

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