Ordinance Providing for the Fumigation and Disinfection of the Town of MacClenny.

Date: December 19, 1888

Series: S 577 - State governors' incoming correspondence, 1857-1888.

County Correspondence - County Boards of Health of: 1888 Escambia, Putnam, and Volusia

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An ordinance providing for the fumigation
and disinfection of the town of Mac-
Be it ordained by the Mayor and
Common Council of the town of Mac
Clenny Florida.
Sec. 1
The work of the fumigation and
disinfection of the buildings in which
there has been cases of Yellow Fever
shall be commenced at once. and pros-
ecuted to completion.
Sec. 2
The Board of Health of said town
hereby delegated all its power in this
matter to Dr. J.L. Posey. U.S. Sanitary
Inspector, M.H.S. who is hereby aut
horized and empowered to enter each and
all of said houses and proceed with
such work, in such manner as he may
deem necessary and prefer and he is
authorized to remove and condemn any
and all infected property belonging to private
individuals, and to destroy the same
by fire whenever he deems it necess-
ary so to do upon payment for some at
it appraised value - or replaced by other
articles of [illegible] character, and of equal

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