The 1848 Boston Cultivator: Marriages, Deaths and Miscellaneous Readings

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The 1848 Boston Cultivator: Marriages, Deaths and Miscellaneous Readings - Elaine Morrison Fitch. The bustling port of Boston had much news of interest, from social occasions to fires, crime and shipping. Rampant were diseases such as consumption, cholera, typhoid fever and rabies. Social issues included equal rights for women, prison reform, education, and drug and alcohol abuse. The vital records of births, deaths and marriages are a wonderful resource for family historians. The articles abstracted from this weekly newspaper are presented in chronological order for the year 1848. Index included. 2003, 6x9, paper, index, 542 pp. 101-F0877 ISBN: 1585498777