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The $84.77 Hospital – St. Vincent

Terri Sinnott Chicago, Illinois, United States   ¬†Bishop Francis Silas Marean Chatard What in the United States could be purchased with $87.44 in 1881?¬† In that year Bishop Francis Silas Marean Chatard and four Daughters of Charity1 took that sum and funded the first Catholic hospital in Indianapolis. Chatard had been born in 1834 in […]