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Board of Commissioners for Health of the Northern and Western Districts proceedings

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Identifier: 7010.002
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 District included wards 1, 2 and 3 and the Western District included wards 5, 6, and 7.

Includes one volume of the minutes of the Board of Health Commissioners for the Northern District, 21 June-12 December 1832 and one volume of the minutes of the Board of Health Commissioners for the Western District 20 June-2 November 1832.

Dates

  • 1832

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Extent

0.01 Cubic feet (2 volumes)