Report of the Department of Health of the City of Chicago

1867-69 contains a sanitary history of Chicago from 1833 to 1870.

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Página 18 - ... shall prescribe ; and all persons refusing or neglecting to obey such order shall be liable to a fine of not less than...
Página 141 - Squam inlet, New Jersey, and including Lake Champlain and Hudson river, much has been done during the past year in the way of repairs and rebuilding, but as many of the structures, which are old, have not been planned on correct principles, much remains still to be done. The extensive commerce, foreign and domestic, traversing this district, demands that the system of lighting and buoyage should be as nearly perfect as possible.
Página 13 - To the Board of Health, GENTLEMEN : I have the honor to submit a report of the operations of this department together with the vital statistics for the years 1870, .1871, 1872 and 1873.
Página 77 - SIR : — I have the honor to submit a report of the work done by me during the past year.
Página 26 - The district was low, with sandy soil and poor surface drainage. The water used, at the time of the first case, was procured from shallow wells, supplied with surface water, ordinarily from five to sixteen feet in depth, and walled up with pine boards, the water rising to within two feet of the surface of the ground. Many cases occurring in the beginning and, in fact, throughout the continuance of the disease, were reported as cholera morbus, as many physicians were loath to acknowledge the disease...

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