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Memorial To The President, From The Lunatic Asylum
About one year ago I was brought to this place by one P., a constable, having previously been for some time confined in the poor-house of the county, without authority of law....
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Title: Memorial To The President, From The Lunatic Asylum
Creator: n/a
Date: December 1856
Format: Article
Publication: The Opal
Source: New York State Library
Control no.: 051 O612 1856
Location: vol.6, no.12, pp.289-290
Keywords: Advocacy; Almshouses; Asylums; Autobiography; Civil Liberties & Rights; Confinement; Crime; Franklin Pierce; Government; Government Agencies; Health & Medicine; Insanity; Institutions; James Buchanan; Jurisprudence; Laws & Regulation; Memorials; New York; New York State Lunatic Asylum; Politics; Poverty; Psychiatric Disability; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Washington, DC
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy