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Mayor's Message to the Common Council, of the City of Portsmouth...June 30, 1892

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19 REPORT OF KEEPER OF CEMETERIES

CITY CEMETERIES, PORTSMOUTH, VA., July 20th, 1892 } Hon. J. Thompson Baird, Mayor: SIR--I herewith submit the following report, showing the transactions of this department under the City Government for the year ending June 30th, 1892: MORTUARY STATEMENT. In Cedar Grove the interments were as follows: Males, 23; females, 22; stillborn, 6; uncertified, 1; total, 52. Ages--Uncertified, 3; stillborn, 6; under 1 year, 5; from 1 to 5 years, 6; from 5 to 10 years, 2; from 10 to 20 years, 1; from 20 to 40 years, 8; from 40 to 60 years, 9; from 60 to 80 years, 10; over 80 years, 2; total, 52 Of the above, 14 were non-residents of this city. In Potter's Field the interments were as follows: Males, 6; females, 8; stillborn, 1; uncertified, 2; total, 17. Ages--Uncertified, 2; stillborn, 1; under 1 year, 3; from 1 to 5 years, 2; from 10 to 20 years, 1; from 20 to 40 years, 3; from 40 to 60 years, 5; total 17. EXPENDITURES. FOR LABOR,--142 1/2 days, at $1.00 per day,...$142.50 For hauling 27 loads debris, at 10 cents per load,...2.70 For TOOLS,--1 hoe, 50 cts., 1 rake, 45 cts., 1 hatchet, 60 cts., 1 file, 35 cents,...4.90 Total,...$147.10 REMARKS--The avenues and waste places have been properly cared for and kept in good condition. Respectfully submitted, JOS. HOBDAY, K.C.C.