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Hôpital du Saint Esprit-en-Grève, Paris, Seine, , France

The Hôpital du Saint Esprit-en-Grève was founded in 1363 to assist. It and occupied premises at Place de Grève (now Place de l'Hôtel de Ville), Paris. It functioned as an orphanage, nursery and asylum but more generally for 'pauvres infirmes, aux veuves, aux orphelins et pupilles et autres misérables' (poor cripples, widows, the orphans and other children in misery).

The establishment closed in 1792. Its buildings were temporarily occupied by a barracks, then successively used by the city's Director of Domains and Registration, Medical Committee of Vaccine, and Committee of Soup Kitchens before being demolished in the nineteenth century.


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