WORKHOUSE MORTALITY.

IT appears that from the 27th of December 1846, to the end of the last week, a period of less than four months, 2,130 human creatures have perished in the Workhouse of this union. Had the workhouse, instead of being an asylum for distress, been a machine for depopulating the country, it scarcely could have answered its object with more terrible effect. So great a waste of life in this single establishment, may give some idea of the multitudes whom death is cutting off in detail all over the country.

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