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quarantine

An ancient right of widows to enjoy their deceased husband's home and property for a period of time after death and before allocation of the widow's other common law rights.Today, the concept has been codified in many state probate codes,which grant an allowance to the widow during the pendency of the estate probation.

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This herd of goats was moved by land and entered Panama through the Paso Canoas border and would fulfill a quarantine period of fifteen days at the quarantine station before being delivered to the owner.
Although we do not know who Rebecca is, or indeed whether she agreed to marry Tim, her declarative suitor, this intimate glimpse into a private and personal moment is just one example, amongst many, of an individual instance of mark making and identity assertion at the North Head Quarantine Station.
Britain made an urgent call for the ban following the death of an imported parrot diagnosed with the potentially lethal H5N1 form of the bird flu virus at a quarantine station in Essex.
The CDC has for years maintained a quarantine station at LAX and other major international airports across the country.
The healthy detainees, with little to occupy them at the quarantine station, being burdened by boredom and frustration, rather than disease, were the primary, if not singular, source of dissent.
Originally, the installation was used as both coastal protection and a quarantine station for incoming mariners.
CORRINE Wright and Alan Brennan of Daventry Road, Cheylesmore, married at the Old Quarantine Station in Manly, Australia, on March 28.
Tetsutaro Sata, head of the infectious diseases unit at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, and Kazuko Kamiya, head of Kansai Airport Quarantine Station, will leave Japan on Wednesday for a two-week mission, the officials said.
They include the Finance Ministry's Tokyo customs office, the Justice Ministry's Tokyo immigration bureau, the Japan Coast Guard's Tokyo office, the Health and Welfare Ministry's Tokyo port quarantine station, and the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry's plant and animal quarantine offices.
In 1832, the deserted island became a quarantine station where more than 50,000 immigrants were examined.
The National Historic Site will tell the story of the Irish tragedy in the quarantine station in 1847, focusing on the mass graves of the Irish famine victims, the tall Celtic Cross (which bears this inscription), and the only remaining hospital building from 1847, a long wooden shed called the Lazaretto.