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" ... and those who served them there often caught the fatal fever. At my first visit I found the keeper, his assistant, and all the prisoners but one sick of it, and heard that a few years before many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife... "
The Health of Prisoners: Historical Essays - Página 8
editado por - 1995 - 184 páginas
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John Howard

Mrs. John Farrar - 1833 - 274 páginas
...assistant, and all the prisoners but one sick of it, and heard that a few years before many prisoners had died of it ; and the keeper and his wife in one night." In this den of infection and misery one poor woman was confined three years. She was put in prison...
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The Life of John Howard: With Comments on His Character and Philanthropic ...

John Field - 1850 - 495 páginas
...assistant, and all the prisoners but one sick of it, and heard that a few years before, many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife in one night." * To dismal receptacles like these and others we must describe the application of Milton's lines can...
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John Howard, and the Prison-world of Europe: From Original and Authentic ...

William Hepworth Dixon - 1852 - 442 páginas
...assistant, and all the prisoners but one, sick of it; and heard that a few years before many prisoners had died of it— and the keeper and his wife in one night." From Exeter, Howard went to Ilchester, Bristol, Hereford, Monmouth, and finally returned to London....
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The life of John Howard. Abridged

John Field - 1856
...assistant, and all the prisoners but one sick of it, and heard that a few years before, many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife in one night. " * At Hereford gaol, which was soon after visited, there was no better provision for the inmates ;...
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Public Health: A Popular Introduction to Sanitary Science, Being a History ...

William Augustus Guy - 1870 - 216 páginas
...assistant, and all the prisoners but one, sick of it; and heard that, a few years before, many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife, in one night." This is just the sort of place in which the infection of the Black Assize of 1742, described by Huxham,...
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King and Commonwealth, a history of the Great rebellion [by B.M. Gardiner ...

Bertha Meriton Gardiner - 1874 - 198 páginas
...keeper, his assistant, and one prisoner all sick of it, and heard that a few years before many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife in one night." Though dungeons and fetters were, as a rule, reserved for felons, debtors were in some respects worse...
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King and Commonwealth: A History of Charles I. and the Great Rebellion

Bertha Meriton Cordery Gardiner, James Surtees Phillpotts, B. Cordery (Meriton) - 1876 - 399 páginas
...keeper, his assistant, and one prisoner all sick of it, and heard that a few years before many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife in one night." Though dungeons and fetters were, as a rule, reserved for felons, debtors were in some respects worse...
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Good Samaritans: Or, Biographical Illustrations of the Law of Human Kindness

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1883 - 392 páginas
...assistant, and all the prisoners but one sick of it, and heard that a few years before many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife in one night." We need not go further. In each prison which Howard visited he found the same great evils existing,...
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A History of Epidemics in Britain ...

Charles Creighton - 1894
...sick of it (on 19 Feb., 1774, eleven felons in it). Heard that, a few years before, many prisoners had died of 'it, and the keeper and his wife in one night. A woman confined three years by the Ecclesiastical Court had three children born in the gaol. fiodmin,...
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A History of Epidemics in Britain ..., Volumen2

Charles Creighton - 1894
...sick of it (on 19 Feb., 1774, eleven felons in it). Heard that, a few years before, many prisoners had died of it, and the keeper and his wife in one night. A woman confined three years by the Ecclesiastical Court had three children born in the gaol. Bodmin,...
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