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St Mary (Battersea) 1890

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Battersea]

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TABLE I.

Ist Qr.2nd Qr.3rd qr.4th Qr.Total.
Milk8.8151849
Butter4113624
Coffee9..615
Black Pepper6.1.7
Bread.4..4
Tea.4..4
Flour..3.3
Cayenne Pepper..1.1
White Pepper..1.1
Total27272430108
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. Two samples from " Private Purchasers."
4. Table II. gives the number and names of the genuine,
adulterated, and inferior samples of each kind taken during each
quarter, with the totals for the year.

TABLE II.

Quarter.Genuine.Adulterated.Inferior.Total Samples.
1st2nd3rd4thTotal.1St2nd3rd4thTotal.1st2nd3rd4thTotal.
Milk6673221.2710201..15749
Butter433111..8..513........24
Coffee7......72....68..........15
Tea..3....3............1....14
Black Pepper1..1..22......23......37
White Pepper....1..1..................1
Cayenne Pepper....1..1...............1
Bread..4....4....................4
Flour....3..3....................3
Totals18161645451072143411511108
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. Both from " Private Purchasers."
5. The percentages of Genuine, Adulterated, and Inferior
samples given by the figures in Table II. are shown, and are
compared with those obtained in the previous year (ended 25th
March, 1889) in the following Table (III).


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