Report of the Poor Law Commissioners, Upon the Relief of the Poor in the Parishes of St. Marylebone and St. Pancras; With Appendix. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command Her Majesty

Report of the Poor Law Commissioners, Upon the Relief of the Poor in the Parishes of St. Marylebone and St. Pancras; With Appendix. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command Her Majesty

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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. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ... hall, the inmates find it "judicious" to give a penny to get hot water when they want it. There is no proper accommodation for washing their feet. That many inmates pass months without having their feet washed. That there are two jack-towels provided for the use of two hundred persons, changed twice in the week. That none of the inmates have had their bodies washed since they have been within the establishment;--some of whom have remained from two, three, to five years without the benefit of an entire ablution. No. 9, Women's Convalescent Ward, 27 inmates: Nurse Elton.--That they wash their faces and hands in their own chamber utensils;--have a fresh jack-towel provided for them, changed once in a week. That the inmates have been householders, housekeepers, and servants in gentlemen's families. No. 21. No. 21. The Poor Law The Poor Law Commissioners to the Secretary of the Poor Man's Guardian Commissioners to Society, the Secretary of _ _ _.. rr the Poor Man's Poor Law Commission Office, Somerset House, Guardian Society. Sir, December 2, 1846. I Am directed by the Poor Law Commissioners to acknowledge the receipt of your letter Dec. 2, 1846. of the 27th ult., forwarding to them a declaration, made at a public meeting held on the 18th November last at the Literary and Scientific Institution, Edward Street, Portman Square, for the purpose of promoting the sanitary condition of the parish, as to the state of the St. Marylebone Workhouse, and I am to state that the matter therein referred to will receive the attention of the Commissioners. I am, &c. Mr. John Jones, Secretary to the W. G. Lumley, Assist. Sec. Poor Mans Guardian Society, 40, Leicester Square. No. 22. The Poor Law Commissioners to the Directors and...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869966
  • 9781236869968