Annual Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Connecticut, Volume 12

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Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1890

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Page 250 - The liberty mentioned in that amendment means not only the right of the citizen to be free from the mere physical restraint of his person, as by incarceration, but the term is deemed to embrace the right of the citizen to be free in the enjoyment of all his faculties; to be free to use them in all lawful ways ; to live and work where he will ; to earn his livelihood by any lawful calling ; to pursue any livelihood or avocation, and for that purpose to enter into all contracts which may be proper,...
Page 20 - Every dead body must be accompanied by a person in charge, who must be provided with a passage ticket and also present a full first-class ticket marked "Corpse...
Page 20 - In cases of contagious, infectious or communicable diseases, the body must not be accompanied by persons or articles which have been exposed to the infection of the disease, unless certified by the health officer as having been properly disinfected; and before selling...
Page 171 - They shall have charge of all matters pertaining to quarantine; and shall have authority to make such rules and regulations, and such sanitary investigations, as they may from time to time deem necessary, for the preservation or improvement of public health ; and it shall be the duty of all police officers, sheriffs, constables and all other officers and employes of the State, to enforce such rules and regulations, so far as the efficiency and success of the Board may depend upon their official co-operation.
Page 19 - RULE 2. The bodies of those who have died of Diphtheria, Anthrax, Scarlet Fever, Puerperal Fever, Typhoid Fever, Erysipelas, Measles and other contagious, infectious or communicable diseases must be wrapped in a sheet thoroughly saturated with a strong solution of bi-chloride of mercury, in the proportion of one ounce of bi-chloride of mercury to a gallon of water; and encased in an air-tight zinc, tin, copper or lead [lined] coffin, or.
Page 33 - In the metropolis, on spaces of ground which do not exceed 203 acres, closely surrounded by the abodes of the living, layer upon layer, each consisting of a population numerically equivalent to a large army of 20,000 adults, and nearly 30,000 youths and children, is every year imperfectly interred. Within the period of the existence of the present generation, upwards of a million of dead must have been interred in those same spaces.
Page 20 - Health or proper health authority, agents will require an affidavit from the shipping undertaker, stating how body has been prepared and kind of coffin or casket used, which must be in conformity with Rule 2.
Page 252 - American law be said to fall within the police power of the State. It is to be observed, therefore, that the police power of the government, as understood in the constitutional law of the United States, is simply the power of the government to establish provisions for the enforcement of the common as well as civil-law maxim, sic utere tuo ut alienum non Icedas.
Page 251 - ... citizens those rules of good manners and good neighborhood which are calculated to prevent a conflict of rights, and to insure to...
Page 21 - It is intended that no dead body shall be moved which may be the means of spreading disease, therefore all disinterred bodies, dead from any disease or cause, will be treated as infectious! and dangerous to the public health, and will not be accepted for transportation unless said...

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