Transactions of the Massachusetts Medico-Legal Society, 1899, Vol. 3

Transactions of the Massachusetts Medico-Legal Society, 1899, Vol. 3 : Number 1 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Transactions of the Massachusetts Medico-Legal Society, 1899, Vol. 3: Number 1 When I arrived at the scene of the fire there was not a single piece of wood belonging to the hut in sight: all the wooden parts of the building were entirely destroyed. There was no cellar to the building and the stones around the outside of the building, upon which the sills had rested, marked the outside of the ground-floor. The entire surface within these foundation-stones was strewn with hot ashes and about in the centre, from end to end, and on the side farthest away from the lane were the remains of a human being, but so charred, and so nearly consumed, that it required a second examination to sat isfy one's self that they were human remains. The head and neck were gone, both arms and both legs were entirely consumed, bones and all. The spinal column and the shrivelled and charred muscles of the back and some of the viscera, charred and contracted beyond recognition, alone were seen. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 390 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 20mm | 522g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 58 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243106548
  • 9780243106547