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April 21, 1894

The Marriage Certificate of Belgium a Means of Education.

JAMA. 1894;XXII(16):595. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420950031008

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Abstract

—The following paragraph from the Paris Herald shows how vital statistical stationery may be made instructive:

"In Belgium it is the custom to give certificates of marriages in the form of little books, which also contain a summary of the marriage laws, and among a mass of other miscellaneous information directions for the feeding and care of infants. There are also places for entering the names and birthdays of the children of the marriage, the authorities considerately affording space for twelve such entries."

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