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On behalf of the insane poor : selected reports

Author: Dorothea Lynde Dix
Publisher: New York : Arno Press, 1971.
Series: Poverty U.S.A.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothea Lynde Dix
ISBN: 0405031017 9780405031014
OCLC Number: 155089
Notes: Reprint of reports originally published 1843-52.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Memorial to the Legislature of Massachusetts, 1843 --
Memorial to the Honorable the Legislature of the State of New York, 1844 --
Memorial soliciting a State Hospital for the Insane, submitted to the Legislature of New Jersey, January 23, 1845 --
Memorial soliciting a State Hospital for the Insane, submitted to the Legislature of Pennsylvania, February 3, 1845 --
Memorial soliciting an appropriation for the State Hospital for the Insane, at Lexington; and also urging the necessity for establishing a new hospital in the Green River Country, 1846 --
A review of the present condition of the State Penitentiary of Kentucky, with brief notices and remarks upon the jails and poorhouses in some of the most populous counties, 1846 --
Memorial soliciting enlarged and improved accommodations for the insane of the state of Tennessee by the establishment of a new hospital, November, 1847 --
Memorial soliciting a State Hospital for the Protection and Cure of the Insane, submitted to the General Assembly of North Carolina, November, 1848 --
Memorial of D.L. Dix, praying a grant of land for the relief and support of the indigent curable and incurable insane int he United States, June 27, 1948 (30th Congress, 1st Session, Miscellaneous Senate Document no. 150) --
Memorial soliciting adequate appropriations for the construction of a State Hospital for the Insane in the state of Mississippi, February, 1850 --
Memorial of Miss D.L. Dix, to the Honorable the General Assembly in behalf of the insane of Maryland, February 25, 1852.
Series Title: Poverty U.S.A.
Responsibility: Dorothea L. Dix.

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