Annual Report of the State Board of Lunacy and Charity of Massachusetts, Volume 11, Part 1889

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Wright & Potter, 1890 - Charities
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Page xlii - Brookline, Canton, . Cohasset, Dedham, Dover, . Foxborough, Franklin, Holbrook, Hyde Park, . Medfield, Medway, Millis, . Milton, . Needham, Norfolk, Norwood, Quincy. . Randolph, Sharon, . Stoughton, Walpole, Wellesley, . Weymouth, . Wrentham, . 3 3 7 7.
Page 19 - ... charity of the fact of such reception ; and said board and its officers or agents may enter and inspect any building where they may have reason to believe that any such illegitimate infant is boarded and remove such infant when in their judgment such removal is necessary, by reason of neglect, abuse or other cause, in order to preserve the infant's life ; and such infant so removed shall be in the custody of said board of...
Page 2 - Poor shall execute all the provisions of the laws relating to inmates of the State Hospitals and Asylums for Lunatics, the State Almshouse, the State Farm, the State...
Page 19 - Any person who shall offend against the provisions of this section shall be punished by a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the house of correction not exceeding sixty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 19 - ... board and its officers or agents may enter and inspect any building where they may have reason to believe that any such illegitimate infant is boarded and remove such infant when in their judgment such removal is necessary, by reason of neglect, abuse or other cause, in order to preserve the infant's life ; and such infant so removed shall be in the custody of said board of lunacy and charity, which shall make provisions therefor according to law.
Page 19 - Every person who receives for board or for the purpose of procuring adoption an infant under the age of three years shall use due diligence to ascertain whether or not such infant is illegitimate ; and if he knows or has reason to believe it to be illegitimate, shall forthwith notify the state board of charity of the fact of such reception ; and said board and its officers or agents may enter and inspect any building where they may have reason to believe that any such illegitimate infant is boarded,...
Page l - Number of the State Poor and of the City and Town Poor remaining in the Establishments at the Close of each official Tear, for Thirty Years.
Page i - APPENDIX. THE PAUPER ABSTRACT. WITH ADDITIONAL TABLES OF VALUATION, ANNUAL COST, NUMBERS, ETC., IN THE STATE ESTABLISHMENTS.
Page 22 - ... were sick. These figures show a decrease in the number of notices as compared with the preceding year, of...
Page 19 - Anything done, maintained, or suffered, in violation of any of the provisions of section two or section three of this act shall be deemed to be a public nuisance, dangerous to health, and may be summarily abated as such.

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