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Fourth national convention of the National Quarantine and Sanitation Association held in Boston

Boston, 1851, bird's eye zoomable map
06/14/1860 to 06/16/1860
The National Quarantine and Sanitation Association held its fourth national convention at the Mechanics Association Hall in Boston. Organized to improve sanitation and the suppression of disease, especially in cities, the membership included representatives from Boards of Health from all over the country. The Mayor of Boston opened the proceedings and Dr. Jacob Bigelow presided. (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
Proceedings and Debates of the Fourth National Quarantine and Sanitation Convention .... (Boston, MA: Rand and Avery, 1860), 8.

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