Boston (Mass.). Commissioners of Health
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Scope and Contents For the purposes of preventing the introduction of Asiatic Cholera and limiting its ravages, the City Council ordered, in June of 1832, the creation of a Board of Commissioners of Health with full power to carry into execution all the authority vested in the City Council by the laws of the Commonwealth and by the ordinances of the City, relating to the internal health of the City. The City was divided into four districts: the Northern, Western, Southern and Middle Districts. The Northern ...