The Family Monitor

The Family Monitor

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1831 edition. Excerpt: apply for it, also in what year it will be found. On the contrary, when this custom is neglected, the greatest difficulty often arises, through the death or forgetfulness of the parties, in ascertaining where the necessary document is to be procured; so much so, that the settlement of a child in life, or the disposal of property, is often considerably affected by it. I have known an instance myself, where the only daughter of a nobleman could obtain no clue to her baptismal register, her parents having been travelling at the time of her birth, and by their not preserving any papers on the subject, the difficulties that arose in the management of her property, for want of it, were incalculable. I send this as a hint to families; but, perhaps, Mr. Editor, you will show them that it is a duty to attend to these things. Your obedient Servant, A Retired Lawyer. The truth of our Correspondent's remarks is fully borne out, by advertisements repeatedly to be seen in the public papers, offering considerable rewards for the discovery of the baptism, marriage, &c, of different parties; indeed they are often of such importance, that legal affairs cannot be carried on without them: and we agree with our Correspondent, that it is the duty of every head of a family carefully to note all occurrences of the kind, and to preserve the papers for the benefit of his posterity. METHODS FOR RECOVERING PERSONS APPARENTLY DROWNED OR DEAD. The following methods of treatment recommended by that excellent institution, the Royal Humane Society, are probably known to many of our readers; still, when we consider that "in the midst of life we are in death," and have witnessed the conflicting opinions and gross ignorance displayed when an accident has more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236574524
  • 9781236574527