Imperial Gazetteer of India, v. 5, p. 437.
ADAII ISTRA TION 437
The figures of 1903-4 show that the District was below the average
of the Presidency as regards the number of persons protected from
small-pox, and that the number of deaths from that disease was above
the average. The number of persons successfully vaccinated during the
year was 28 per I,ooo of the population, compared with 30 per ,oo000
for the Province as a whole. Vaccination is compulsory in the three
municipal towns and in eleven of the Unions.
[W. Francis, District Gazetteer (1905).]