Report on Female Factory

Evidence Type: Newspaper Report
24 July 1841

The Scarlatina* has been prevailing of late in the Female Factory, at Parramatta. The medical report is however favourable. The remedy generally applied is belladonna, in doses of one fifteen thousandth part of a grain.

* scarlet fever.

See Original: “No title,” The Australian (Sydney, NSW : 1824 – 1848), Saturday 24 July 1841, p.2