Punch,  15 (1848), 198.

A Hint for the Sanitary Board





Sanitation, Public Health, Railways, Medical Practitioners, Class, Disease

    Points out that Edwin Chadwick's call for 'drainage and dry atmosphere' has not adequately been observed on second- and third-class railway travel. Urges the adoption of Chadwick's measures on the railways, since 'the ague is quite an epidemic on some of the lines'.

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