The following was found in the Tewksbury Almshouse Inmate Case
Histories, Vol. 44, 11/1885 to 4/1886, Tewksbury, MA, case 76560:
White, Thomas, came there from Boston Nov. 10, 1885. Rheumatism. 38,
born in Nova Scotia, single, sailor. Been sailing out of Boston last 16
years. Parents, William and Mertatia?, never in Mass. No relatives.
Was sent to Boston. Discharged Dec. 9, 1885.