Massachusetts Archives


Weekly reports [Rainsford Island Hospital (Mass.).]

Part of: Rainsford Island Hospital (Mass.).

Weekly reports, 1854-1866.

4 volumes
Call no.: HS3.14/743X

Scope and Content: Rainsford Island in Boston Harbor was the site since 1736 of various hospital and other charitable institutions administered and funded alternately or jointly by Massachusetts and Boston.  In 1854 a hospital for sick state paupers opened there, first under the auspices of the Board of Alien Commissioners and then from 1863 under that of the Board of State Charities; it was also used as a military hospital from 1864 and closed in 1866.
Arrangement: Arranged chronologically
Restrictions: Some restrictions may apply
Notes: Volume 1: May 1854-Jan. 1856. Volume 2: 1861. Volume 3: 1862. Volume 4: Oct. 1863-Oct. 1866
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