Report on the Revenue Administration, 1866-67

Report on the Revenue Administration, 1866-67

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...famine, from which the province suffered, an Public health!, .. t r.. unusual amount of sickness, arising apparently from scanty or deleterious food, prevailed throughout the past year. In the Toomkoor and Colar Districts of the Nundidroog Division, cholera was rife for several months of the year, and in the Nugur Division, the epidemic, which broke out in April and continued till the month of June, raged with great violence in various parts of the division. Fever set in with marked severity in November--an unusually late period of the year--and is estimated to have carried off 9,275 persons at the lowest computation. In the Ashtagram Division, fevers were more prevalent than in former years, and are said to have been more fatal. Cholera broke out later than usual, and is believed to have been imported by travellers from other infected localities of the province. Ins the town of Mysore itself, both cholera and small pox have prevailed toa great extent, and the sanitary condition of the town is said to have been far from satisfactory. Iir.-BMIORATION. 212. The returns obtaiued from the Agent of emigrants at PbndiFrench cherry exhibit a large increase in the number of emigrants who have been recruited in the Mysore Province, and shipped to French Colonies. In the two preceding years, viz., 18010-65 and 1865-CG, the number of emigrants was 70 and 81 respectively. During the 11 months of the past year the number shipped from Pondicherry was G53, of whom 190 were women and 58 children. As no information is supplied on this point, it is presumed that none of the emigrants of former years have returned to this country. 213. During the past year, 87 natives of Mysore have emigrated from Madias to Mauritius and Natal. One emigrant only is reported..show more

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