Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York Volume 136, Nos. 1-7
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913 edition. Excerpt: ...regulations prescribed in accordance with the quarantine laws of the United States: "Section 60, paragraph (d): "Vessels from ports suspected of infection with yellow fever, having entered a port north of the southern boundary of Maryland without disinfection, shall be subjected to a second inspection before entering any port south of said latitude during the quarantine season of such port. "Section 69, paragraph (e): "Vessels arriving at a southern port, referred to in paragraphs (c) and (d) during the season of close quarantine for such ports, via a northern port, when from a port known to be infected with yellow fever, unless six days have elapsed since the fumigation of the vessel in such northern port and certificate be presented from the quarantine officer at such northern port, or an accredited medical officer of the United States. "Paragraph (f): "In the case of vessels arriving at a northern port without sickness on board from ports where yellow fever prevails, the personnel shall be detained under observation at quarantine to complete six days from the port of departure." This department has a communication dated June 10, 1912, and signed by the Hon. Rupert Blue. M. D., Surgeon-General, United States Public Health and Marine Hospital Service, referring to the paragraphs quoted above and advising this depart xnent that the close quarantine period referred to therein, is from April 1st to November 1st, and that vessels from tropical ports 'bound to ports south of the southern boundary of Maryland, via New York, are subject to such regulations. Dr. Blue says: "I wish here to express my appreciation of the work already performed by you in the fumigating of these vessels bound to southern...
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