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Infantile flux,

Cold, Hives,

Croup, Jaundice,

Dropsy, Intemperance,

Bilious fever, Inflammation of the lungs,

Nervous fever, Insanity,

Hives, Mortification,

Intemperance, Palsy,

Manslaughter, Rheumatism,

Mortification, Rupture of a blood vessel,

Old age, Sore throat,

Spasms, Sprue,

Sprue, Still born,

Still-born, Sudden death,

Sudden death, Teething,

Teething, From the 10th to the 17th of October.

Interments, in the burying grounds Adults 25–Children 22-Total 47. of the city and precincts of Bal. Diseases.

timore, during the week ending Abscess,

October 5, at sunrise.
Apoplexy,
Casualty*,

Drowned,
Childbed,

Worms, Cholic,

Fits, Consumption,

Flux, Convulsions,

Unknown,

Influenza,
Decay,
Dropsy,

Cholera,
Drowned,

Still-born, Dysentery,

Suicide, Hectic fever,

Consumption, Typhus fever,

Dropsy, Infantile flux,

Bilious, Fracture,

Child-bed, Hives,

Hooping cough, Inflammation of the stomach, 1

Adults 13–Children 15-Total 28. Inflammation of the lungs, 2

Diseases.

Oct. 12. Leprosy,

Worms, Old age,

Consumption, Sprue,

Influenza, Still-born,

Unknown, Sudden death,

Hooping-cough, Worms,

Bilious, * A boy aged 8 years, who died in Flux, consequence of a fall.

Dropsy,

Cholera, From the 17th to the 24th of October.

Adults 9. Children 10-Total 19. Adults 24Children 14-Total 38.

Diseases.

Oct. 19. Consumption,

Sudden, Convulsions,

From the country, Casualties*,

Worms, Childbed,

Consumption, * Of the cases of casualty, one was Bilious, a child, who died in consequence of Unknown, a fall; the other was a woman, found Infantile, dead under a porch at No. 53, Oak. Influenza, Street.

Adults 10-Children 4.Total 14.

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Diseases. Drowned, Casualty, Consumption, Unknown, Hooping cough, Sudden,

Worms,
Fits,
Pleurisy, -
Lingering,
Infantile,
Still-born,

Adults 11-Children 9-Total 20:

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MICHAEL LOMONOSSOVE taught only at St. Petersburgh, was born in the year 1711. The Moscow, and Kiow, which cities village of Denisow, situated on an abounded in useful Latin books. For island not far from Cholmohor, in his proficiency in arithmetic, he the circle of Dwintzk of the govern. was indebted to his own exertions. ment of Archangel, had the honour To escape, therefore, into one of the of his birth. Basil, his father, a above-mentioned cities, and devote peasant of the crown, was a fisher himself to study, was an object man by trade. Every summer and which he long cherished in his boautumn, from ten years old to six- som. The opportunity so anxteen, his father used to take him to iously awaited, at length presented the fisheries on the White and North itself, in the 17th year of his age. seas. They often visited Kola, and A caravan with fish was going to sometimes advanced to the latitude Moscow; the departure of which of 70°, on the Northern ocean ; as he observed as a matter of curiosity, Lomonossove himself used to affirm not exciting the least suspicion of his to his friends. Winter they chiefly real design. On the following night, spent at home.

when his family were all asleep, he The son learned to read and put on two shirts, and, protected write from the parson of the vil. from the weather only by a loose lage ; but his instructions were con- dress made of undressed skin, he fined to the ritual, and other books began his pursuit of the caravan, of the Russian church. When he and overtook it at the distance of requested to be supplied with works seventy versts. The director of that might give him some know the caravan refused at first, to take ledge of the world, he was answer him; but, moved by his tears and ed, that such knowledge could not be entreaties, at length he consented effectually acquired without the aid to gratify his wishes of seeing Mosof Latin ; but this language was cow. In three weeks they arrived

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