Annual report of health officer of the city of Sacramento. 1863

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Page 99 - That in villages and cities this removal of excreta should be done by the local authorities, who shall be responsible for its proper performance, and in isolated localities by the individuals interested. 4. That this removal of excreta may be cheaply and healthfully done either by "dry-removal...
Page 76 - SEC. 18. Each of the said Inspectors of coal mines and collieries shall give his whole time and attention to the duties of the office, and it shall be his duty to examine all the coal mines and collieries In his district as often as his duties will permit him to do so, to see that every necessary precaution is taken to...
Page 75 - In presenting the annual report of the board of health for the year ending...
Page 40 - The sanitary condition of our city during the past year fully confirms me In the belief that the simple overflow of lands, although existing for months during the cold season, is not necessarily injurious to the health of the locality, providing there be not a large quantity of decomposing vegetable matter to poison the atmosphere upon its subsidence.
Page 40 - In this manner the equilibrium between the minute vegetable and animal kingdoms is preserved by the action of these living atoms, who have well earned the title of "Scavengers of Nature." The water is rendered sweet and clear, and many of the fairest portions of earth are made fit for the hahitation of man.
Page 76 - ... of property and polls as required by this act, he is hereby authorized to appoint one or more deputies, with the same powers, duties, and liabilities of the assessor, and they shall take the same oath required of the assessor.

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