1858 Mortality in Boston

Mortality of Boston for 1858  — The exact number of deaths in Boston for the year 1858 was 3840, a decrease of 128 from the year 1857.  A considerable number of aged people, principally females, have died during the year, and one person is stated to have reached the advanced age of one hundred years.

(Liberator, Jan 14, 1859, pg 3)