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Report on the poor and insane in Rhode-Island

made to the General Assembly at its January session, 1851.

by Hazard, Thomas R.

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Published in Providence .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRhode Island. General Assembly.
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13523114M

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The patients at the State Asylum were poor and believed beyond help, as is reflected in the evolution of names for the asylum. New Hampshire’s poor people generally had to qualify for help by living in a town and paying taxes for seven consecutive years.

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I found, near Boston, in the Jails and Asylums for the poor, a numerous class brought into unsuitable connexion with criminals and the general mass of Paupers. I refer to Idiots and Insane persons, dwelling in circumstances not only adverse to their own physical and moral improvement, but productive of extreme disadvantages to all other persons.

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