Annual report of the State Board of Charity of Massachusetts. v.6, 1868-69, Volume 6

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Wright and Potter Printing Company, 1870
 

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Page 33 - They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics, and the sources of mortality and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances on the public health...
Page 33 - The persons so appointed shall hold their offices for seven years: Provided, that the terms of office of the seven first appointed shall be so arranged that the term of one shall expire on the thirtieth day of December of each year, and the vacancies so created, as well as all vacancies occurring otherwise, shall be filled by the Governor, with the...
Page x - ... any other sick person whose health would be endangered by removal ; but all such persons liable to be maintained by the Commonwealth shall be supported during their sickness by the city or town in which they are taken sick...
Page 36 - All Indians and people of color, heretofore known and called Indians, within this Commonwealth, are hereby made and declared to be citizens of the Commonwealth, and entitled to all the rights, privileges and immunities, and subject to all the duties and liabilities to which citizens of this Commonwealth are entitled or subject.
Page 35 - The governor, with advice and consent of the council, is hereby authorized to appoint, as soon after the passage of this...
Page 148 - SECT. 2. It shall be his duty to visit the children aforesaid, or cause them to be visited, at least once in three months, to inquire into their treatment, their health and their associations, and especially to ascertain whether their legal rights have been invaded, and whether all contracts or stipulations made in their behalf have been duly observed, and to collect such other information respecting them as the board of state charities may direct; and, for this purpose, he shall have the right to...
Page l - it costs the community, upon an average, at least $500 to rear each one of its members from birth to the time when he earns more than he consumes.
Page 149 - Commonwealth, the magistrate before whom the hearing is to be held shall duly notify the visiting agent of the time and place of the hearing, by written notice mailed one week at least before the time of hearing, and directed to said agent at the state house, and the agent shall attend at said hearing in person or by deputy, in behalf of the child; and if it shall appear to the said magistrate that the interests of the child will be promoted by placing him in a suitable family, he may, instead of...
Page 36 - Labor to collect, assort, arrange, and present in reports in nineteen hundred and five, and every five years thereafter, statistical details relating to all departments of labor in the Territory of Hawaii, especially in relation to the commercial, industrial, social, educational, and sanitary condition of the laboring classes, and to all such other subjects as Congress may by law direct.
Page xxviii - I find no compulsory method chalked out for this purpose : but the poor seem to have been left to such relief as the humanity of their neighbours would afford them.

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