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" I proceed, gentlemen, briefly to call your attention to the present state of insane persons confined within this Commonwealth, in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens! Chained, naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience. "
A Woman of the Century: Fourteen Hundred-seventy Biographical Sketches ... - Page 245
edited by - 1893 - 812 pages
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Annual report of the State Board of Charity of Massachusetts, Volume 8

1872
...in our prisons, and more wretched in our almshouses. " I call your attention to the present state of insane persons confined within this Commonwealth,...cellars, stalls, pens! Chained, naked, beaten with roda and laahed into obedience." ilemorial, 1843, p. 4. EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT, 1871. long been engaged...
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Life of Dorothea Lynde Dix

Francis Tiffany - Mental health - 1890 - 392 pages
...appalling story held true of the wretched fate of the pauper insane. Everywhere, " insane persons confined in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens ; chained,...beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience ! " The piteous words of her own Memorial came back to her, echoed and reechoed from every side. But, God be...
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Famous types of womanhood

Sarah Knowles Bolton - Women - 1892 - 350 pages
...she had seen. " I proceed, gentlemen," she said", " to call your attention to the present state of insane persons confined within this Commonwealth in...naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience." She told of a young woman at Danvers, nearly nude, confined in a cage, where the air was so offensive...
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American women: fifteen hundred biographies with over 1,400 ..., Volume 1

Frances Elizabeth Willard, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore - United States - 1897 - 824 pages
...legislative action to establish State lunatic asylums. In January, 1843, she addressed to the Legislature of Massachusetts a memorial in behalf of the " insane...abuses and suggested reforms. She succeeded in founding thirty-two asylums in the United States, in Canada, Nova Scotia, Guernsey and Rome. She secured the...
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American Women: Fifteen Hundred Biographies with Over 1,400 ..., Volume 1

Frances Elizabeth Willard, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore - Women - 1897 - 824 pages
...legislative action to establish State lunatic asylums. In January, 1843, she addressed to the Legislature of Massachusetts a memorial in behalf of the " insane...abuses and suggested reforms. She succeeded in founding thirty-two asylums in the United States, in Canada, Nova Scotia, Guernsey and Rome. She secured the...
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Report

United States. Congress. Joint Select Committee to Investigate Charities and Reformatory Institutions in the District of Columbia, Charles Moore, Charles James Faulkner, James McMillan - Charities - 1897
...tale of horrors. She proved that insane persons in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts were "confined in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens; chained, naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience.2 A storm of vituperation followed the publication of this memorial. Miss Dix, however, knew...
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Woman; her position, influence, and achievement throughout the civilized ...

William C. King - Social Science - 1900 - 667 pages
...array of facts, she petitioned the legislature " in behalf of the insane paupers confined within the Commonwealth in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens...naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience. ' ' She was successful in Massachusetts, the abuses were to a large extent corrected. This encouraged...
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Wonders of the Nineteenth Century: A Panoramic Review of the Inventions and ...

John Wesley Hanson - Inventions - 1900 - 641 pages
...of Christian America, are now incredible. Scarcely fifty years ago she found insane persons confined in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens; chained,...naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience. In Groton, Massachusetts, she found a young man with an iron collar round his neck, and chained in...
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The Economic Journal: The Quarterly Journal of the Royal Economic ..., Volume 14

Economics - 1904
...spent two years in visiting the almshouses and jails of Massachusetts, when insane persons were " found in cages, closets, cellars, stalls, pens ; chained,...naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience"; down to the present day, when instruction in social work is made part of the university course, the...
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The Arena, Volume 32

Benjamin Orange Flower - United States - 1904
...your attention to the present, state of insane persons confined within this Commonwealth, in caget, closets, cellars, stalls, pens; chained, naked, beaten with rods, and lashed into obedience! " Here are some extracts from this Memorial. They will serve to show how the very poor who were so...
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