Memorandum [Afterw.] Report on Measures Adopted for Sanitary Improvements in India

Memorandum [Afterw.] Report on Measures Adopted for Sanitary Improvements in India

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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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ... on the great prevalence of fever, and doubtless also on the condition of the men who had just returned from the service in Affghanistan already detailed; and in this view he was correct; for, if this rate be compared with that given in the Report2 of the Royal Sanitary Commission the latter will be found to be 26'41. Sir. Hunter, after a succinct notice of the climate and prevailing diseases of the different seasons, remarks "that the stations of Poona and Belgaum in the "Bombay Presidency are in point of locality everything that can be desired, "and therefore that all European troops not elsewhere required should be "cantoned at one or oilier of these, or some similar intermediate point, where "with due care in making the reliefs from the low country the mortality would "little exceed that in England." 1 1. General Abstracts of the Returns of the Sick of the European and Native Troops of the Presidency of Fort George, from 1827 to 1835, presented by the Medical Board, 1st, i., 1838, p. 339. 2. Statistical Review of the Climates of the Principal Stations for European Troops in the Bombay Presidency, by R. H. Hunter, 1st, iv., 1841, p. 75. 3. Contributions to the Military Medical Statistics of China, by John Kinnis, M.D., 1st, ix., 1849, pp. 3 and 73. 4. Tables and Remarks on the Medical Statistics of European Troops stationed at Bombay and the Dcccan between the years 1830 and 1846, by Mr. H. Webb, 2nd, i., 18.51-52, p. 63. 5. Decennial Return of the Age, Caste, Country, and Casualties of the Bombay Army, by Lieut.Col. G. J. Jameson, 2nd, ii., 1853-54, p. 253. 6. Abstract of Strength, Admissions into Hospital, and Deaths of European Troops in the Bombay Presidency from 1830 to 1849, and of Native Troops more

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