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Excerpt from Reports and Other Documents Relating to the Ventilation: Of the School Houses of the City of BostonAt a meeting of the School Committee, December 9, 1847, the Committee on Ventilation made their second and final Report, which wasMoreExcerpt from Reports and Other Documents Relating to the Ventilation: Of the School Houses of the City of BostonAt a meeting of the School Committee, December 9, 1847, the Committee on Ventilation made their second and final Report, which was ordered to be printed.At a subsequent meeting the following Order was passed:City Of Boston.In School Committee, December 29, 1847.Ordered, That the Committee on Ventilation, be instructed to append to their late Report on Ventilation, such parts of their previous Reports on the same subject, and such special directions to the Masters, as they may think advantageous.A true copy.Attest, S. F. McCleart, Secretary.In February, 1846, a Sub-Committee of the School Committee, consisting of Messrs. Clark, Loring, and Brooks, was appointed, in the words of the Order, to consider the subject of Ventilation of the School houses under the care of this Board, and to Report at a future meeting, some method of remedying the very defective manner in which it is at present accomplished.And said Committee are authorized to ventilate, as a matter of experiment, any two School houses in such manner as they may deem expedient.In December of the same year, (1846), this Committee made a Report, containing their views upon the subject, and the result of their investigations of the condition of the School houses, &c., from which the following passages, after undergoing some necessary revision, have been extracted.It is believed, that these Reports, with their accompanying documents, now contain information upon all points necessary to be understood, in order to ventilate any School house in a perfectly satisfactory manner.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.