# Page:PettyWilliam1899EconomicWritingsVol2.djvu/223

 The Medium of the Paris Burials was not denied[1]by Monsr. Auzout to be 19887, nor that[2] there died3506 unnecessarily out of L'Hotel-Dieu; where-fore deducting the said last Number out of theformer, the neat[3] standard for Burials at Paris, willbe 16381, so as the number of People there, allowingbut one to die out of 30 (which is more advantageousto Paris than Monsr. Auzout's opinion of one to dieout of 25) the number of People at Paris will be491,430, |5| more than by Monsr. Auzout's own lastmentioned Account. ${\displaystyle \scriptstyle {\left.{\begin{matrix}\ \\\\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \ \end{matrix}}\right\}\,}}$ 491,430 And the Medium of the said 2 Paris accts is ${\displaystyle \scriptstyle {\left.{\begin{matrix}\ \end{matrix}}\right\}\,}}$ 488,055[4] The Medium of the London Burials is really[5]23212, which multiplied by 30 (as hath been donefor Paris) the number of the People there will be |9| ${\displaystyle \scriptstyle {\left.{\begin{matrix}\ \\\\\ \\\ \ \end{matrix}}\right\}\,}}$ 696,360 The number of Houses at London appears bythe Register to be 105,315, whereunto adding 1⁄10part of the same, or 10331[6], as the least number ofdouble Families that can be supposed in London,the total of Families will be 115,840[7]; and allowing6 heads for each Family as was done for Paris, thetotal of the People at London will be ${\displaystyle \scriptstyle {\left.{\begin{matrix}\ \\\\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \\\ \ \end{matrix}}\right\}\,}}$ 695,076 The Medium of the two last London Accountsis |10| ${\displaystyle \scriptstyle {\left.{\begin{matrix}\ \\\ \end{matrix}}\right\}\,}}$ 695,718