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Pennsylvania:

A SECOND APPEAL TO THE PEOPLE OF PENNSYLVANIA ON THE SUBJECT OF AN ASYLUM FOR THE INSANE POOR OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

Printed for the Committee. Brown, Bicking & Guilbert, Printers, Philadelphia: 1840 35pp, dbd. Scattered foxing, Good+. The Committee making the appeal concludes "that the number of Lunatics in Pennsylvania might be 600 or 700, and of Idiots 1000 or 1100." And, it argues that a "well-regulated hospital affords the only means of restoration, and where restoration is impracticable, of rendering the condition of the insane as comfortable as their melancholy condition permits." FIRST EDITION. Sabin 60607. Not in AI.


Book Id: 11827

Price: $75.00

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