for the relief of the poor

Yesterday John Darker, Esq. one of the representatives in parliament for this borough, ordered 50l. to be distributed in bread to the poor housekeepers. And we hear he has given orders for a like sum of 50l. to be distributed next week.
++We also hear that the above gentleman has been generously pleased to offer the use of a large sum of money without interest to be employed in the manufactory, or in any other manner that can be most conductive to the general advantage of the poor labouring hands in town.
++Yesterday John Holmes, Esq. paid into the hands of the Mayor of this borough, 1287l. 10s., the money to be put out at interest, and the produce applied to the relief of the poor of the hospital of the Holy Trinity in this borough, and other charitable purposes.