Mortality Statistics of the Seventh Census of the United States, 1850 ...: With Sundry Comparative and Illustrative Tables, Volume 850

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Halaman 49 - Color," in all cases where the person is white, leave the space blank; in all cases where the person is black, insert the letter B; if mulatto, insert M. It is very desirable that these particulars be carefully regarded.
Halaman 6 - That great trouble, vast expense, utter uncertainty, capricious changes, and local and general evils exist, while no means are supplied to obtain the information other countries possess, and justly value, as to the state of disease, the operation of moral and physical causes on the health of the people, the progress of the population, and other matters, on which accurate knowledge can scarcely be too highly appreciated or too intensely pursued.
Halaman 8 - One would think it not unreasonable that the facts of actual deaths would be striking and impressive enough in every household to be remembered for a much longer period than a single year, yet the returns of the marshals have only to be examined with care and deductions made from them, to satisfy the most careless observer that in the Union at large at least one-fourth of the whole number of deaths have not been reported at all. Making allowance for even this error, the United States would appear...
Halaman 49 - ... reliable bills of mortality^ the facts may be abstracted from such registry, according to the form of this schedule, and the same rate of compensation will be allowed as if taken by actual visitation. It is, however, only admissible to avail oneself of such information where the record is of the most reliable nature or character.
Halaman 49 - Unknown;" where by accident, as steamboat explosion, so state; where the death was sudden, but natural, say "Sudden,
Halaman 49 - Unknown." 9. Under heading 9, entitled "Profession, occupation, or trade," insert the specific profession, occupation, or trade which the person was known or reputed to follow. Where the deceased, being an adult, had no particular occupation, insert the word "None;" when it is unknown, insert "Unknown.
Halaman 221 - In a press for making paper boxes. 2 days ana under 3. 3 days and under 1 week. 1 week and under 1 month. 1 month and under 3 months.
Halaman 53 - Under 1 Week 1 Week and Under 1 Month 1 Month and Under 3 Months...
Halaman 49 - Age," insert, in figures, the specific age of each slave opposite the number of such slave. If the exact age can not be ascertained, insert a number which shall be the nearest approximation to it. The age of every slave, either exact or estimated, is to be inserted. If the...
Halaman 49 - Color," in all cases where the person is white, leave the space blank. In all cases where the person is black, insert the letter "B;" if mulatto, the letter "M." 5. Under heading 5, entitled "Free or slave," in all cases where the person is free, leave the space blank. In all cases where the person is a slave, make a letter "S