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Page 120 - The means of preventing them are as much under the power of human reason and industry as the means of preventing the evils of lightning or common fire.
Page xvi - ... connected with the death of any person whose burial he may have superintended during the month next preceding, to the clerk of the city or town in which such deceased person resided at the time of his death. And such sexton, or other person, shall be entitled to receive from the treasury of the city or town to which the return is made, five cents for the return of each death made agreeably to the provisions of this act.
Page xix - ... as herein before specified, and shall accompany the same with such instructions and explanations as may be necessary and useful; and he shall receive said returns, and prepare therefrom such tabular results, as will render them of practical utility, and shall make report thereof annually to the legislature, and generally shall do whatever may be required to carry into effect the provisions of this act.
Page vii - Any clerk who shall neglect to comply with the requirements of this act, shall be liable to a penalty of ten dollars, to be recovered for the use of any city or town where such neglect shall be proved to have existed. SECT. 9. An act entitled " an act relating to the registry of births, marriages, and deaths," passed on the third day of March, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, is hereby repealed.
Page 70 - America, so far as can be deduced from the returns at the periods given in the census, is only 22 2 " Notwithstanding the earlier marriages, and the extent of emigration, and the general increase of the population, the whole circumstances appear to me to prove this to be the case of a population depressed to this low age, chiefly by the greater proportionate pressure of the causes of disease and premature mortality. The proportionate numbers at each interval of age, in every 10,000 of the two populations,...
Page vii - SECT. 1. The clerks of the several cities and towns in this Commonwealth shall, annually, in the month of June, transmit to the Secretary of the Commonwealth, a certified copy of their record of births, marriages, and deaths, which have occurred within their respective cities and towns during the year next preceding the first day of said month. The births shall be numbered and recorded in the order in which they are received by the clerk. The record of births shall state in separate columns...
Page 106 - Closer inquiry showed that prevention depended very much upon the power of parents to supply food and raiment, upon the mother's watchfulness and cleanliness, upon the air they are doomed to respire in imprisoned courts and alleys, or in the fresh open atmosphere of healthy country districts.
Page 119 - One cellar was reported by the police to be occupied nightly as a sleeping apartment, by thirty-nine persons. In another, the tide had risen so high that it was necessary to approach the bedside of a patient by means of a plank, which was laid from one stool to another ; while the dead body of an infant was actually sailing about the room in its coffin.
Page viii - ... and also blank forms of returns, as herein before specified, and shall accompany the same with such instructions and explanations as may be necessary and useful ; and he shall receive said returns, and prepare therefrom such tabular results, as will render them of practical utility...
Page 71 - The difference between the two populations in respect to age is well shown in the following statement : " that whilst in England there are 5025 persons between 15 and 50, who have 3610 children or persons under 15, in America there are 4789 persons living between 15 and 50 years of age who have 4371 children dependent upon them. In England there are in every 10,000 persons 1365 who have obtained above 50 years' experience; in America there are only 830.