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About Tewksbury
Dr Sherman H. Sanborn of Woburn was sworn. In February,1878, he was a student at the Tremont street Dental school; while there a man with a gray beard, with a covered wagon, came there with a corpse to sell, he asked $14; the students chipped together and bought it; the man said it came from Tewksbury; it was the body of a grown woman....
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Title: About Tewksbury
Creator: n/a
Date: April 24, 1883
Format: Article
Publication: The Lowell Weekly Sun
Source: The Pollard Memorial Library
Keywords: Abuse; Advocacy; Almshouses; Amputees; Beds; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Boston, MA; Children; Civil Liberties & Rights; Clothing; Connecticut; Crime; Death; Disease; Doctors; Economics; Expose; Food; Government; Government Agencies; Harvard University; Health & Medicine; Housing; Hygiene; Insanity; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Massachusetts; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Neglect; New York; New York City, NY; Newspapers; Physical Disability; Policy; Politics; Poverty; Psychiatric Disability; Public Health; Public Health & Welfare; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Tewksbury, MA; Vermin
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy