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  1. Foundling Hospitals

    are institutions for the rearing of children who have been deserted by their parents, and exist with varying regulations in most civilised countries; the first foundling hospital was established at Milan in 787, and others arose in Germany, Italy, and France before the 14th century; the Paris foundling hospital is a noted institution of the kind, and offers every encouragement for children to be brought in, and admits legitimate orphans and children pronounced incorrigible criminals by the court; the London foundling hospital was founded by Captain Thomas Coram, and supports about 500 illegitimates.

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    The numerical value of foundling hospitals in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of foundling hospitals in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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