Erie County Poor House Ledgers, Volume 9. Hospital Register of the Erie County Alms House, October 1, 1854 – Oct
1867

Title

Erie County Poor House Ledgers, Volume 9. Hospital Register of the Erie County Alms House, October 1, 1854 – Oct
1867

Description

Name, age, nativity, habits (temperate, intemperate), occupation, disease, time under treatment in days, stage of disease when admitted, date discharged, date cured, date died, remarks (notes on condition, cause of death, sent to Sisters of Charity Hospital, etc.). Common conditions included fevers, frost bite, syphilis, and pregnancy. Outbreaks of cholera and typhoid fever are recorded in 1854.

Date

1854-1867

Source

Erie County Poor House Ledgers

Publisher

Buffalo & Erie County Public Library (Publisher of digital)

Rights

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