Ship quarantine, 1881.

[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]

The agents of the steamer Septima, are having built at the Quarantine Grounds, on the reef, a large shed, 150 feet long, for the accommodation of the passengers of said vessel. The shed will be enclosed with a high board fence; area of enclosure will be one acre, and will be finished about Tuesday next. The 570 Chinese passengers, will then be landed and quarantined on the coral, after which the vessel will be cleaned and fumigated.

(PCA, 2/19/1881, p. 2)

Pacific Commercial Advertiser, Volume XXV, Number 34, Page 2. February 19, 1881.

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