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April 6, 1895

THE NEW YORK COUNTY INSANE AND EPILEPTICS.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(14):523-524. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430140019006

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Abstract

The pauper insane of any locality would seem to have a poor outlook, when those whose duty it is to advocate their interests sneer at others who volunteer on behalf of those interests. The State Charities Aid Association, now in its twenty-third year of proposed support of the charitable operations of the State of New York, has apparently adopted the rôle of apologists to those who run the institutions of the metropolitan city. In its last annual report the "whitewash" is applied as follows: " It would be useless to repeat facts which have been dinned into the ears of the public for several months past with regard to the many deficiencies of our city asylums." The fact that the charitable and correctional institutions are under one commission is adduced as one of the reasons why these facts exist, when the truth is that in years gone by the one commission,

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