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Report From Massachusetts
There is one class of the poor, however, which constantly increases in numbers and in cost, whether the times are good or bad -- the chronic insane. We have a great number of this class in Massachusetts and it is steadily growing larger....
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Title: Report From Massachusetts
Creator: Frank B. Sanborn (author)
Date: 1876
Format: Conference Paper
Publication: Proceedings of the Conference of Charities
Publisher: Joel Munsell, Albany
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.17-20
Keywords: Almshouses; Asylums; Charity; Children; Danvers State Hospital; Economics; Franklin B. Sanborn; Government Agencies; Health & Medicine; Hospitals; Housing; Insanity; Institutions; Laws & Regulation; Legislation; Massachusetts; National Conference Of Charities; Poverty; Psychiatric Disability; Schools; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Statistics; Tewksbury, MA; Treatments Therapies Cures; Worcester, MA
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations