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The weekly return of metropolitan pauperism shows that there were in London in the first week of July 86,274 paupers, of whom 48,412 were indoor and 38,862 outdoor. This is an increase of 869, 3100, and 5691 respectively as compared with the corresponding weeks of 1881, 1880, and 1879. Six hundred and ninety-six vagrants were relieved on the last day of the first week of July, of whom 522 were men, 153 women, and 21 children under sixteen years of age.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2255—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 22, 1882, p.87