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Letter from Captn. D. L. Winsor on charges for Internment Apr. 29, 1864

Mount Auburn Cemetery.

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Mount Auburn,April 29, 1864

Uriel Crocker Esqr.

Dr Sir,

You asked me to give you my figures in regard to raising the charges in the funeral department of Mount Auburn Cemetery.

For digging a Grave & [recording?]. 4.00 5.00
" " Child " 3 00
For Opening a tomb & Closing under 10 years, 3.25 4 00
Charges at Recieving tomb At discretion of Superintendent same as before 20. 00
For building a brick grave
with internment
18.00 20.00
The labour on Opening & closing an underground tomb & sodding up again has never paid the actual expense at the former rates, and the above ground tombs give a sighs of trouble to get them open as the Locks become badly rusted. The price of materials for Brick Graves has doubled since I have been here, and If

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you mean to fix the price at $20 for a single grave it would not be high! All things considered

Respectfully yours Daniel L Winsor

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