Annual Report of the State Board of Lunacy and Charity of Massachusetts, Volume 18, Part 1896

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Wright & Potter, 1897 - Charities
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Page 32 - ... any other sick person whose health would be endangered by removal ; but all such persons liable to be maintained by the Commonwealth shall be supported during their sickness by the city or town in which they are taken sick...
Page 3 - The judge of the probate court or commissioner, before whom a child is brought on any complaint aforesaid, upon request of said agent may authorize the board of state charities to take and indenture, or place in charge of any person or in the state primary school, such child till he or she attains the age of twenty-one years, or for any less time.
Page 1 - Farm, the three State Schools, the city and town almshouses containing insane inmates, and all places where State paupers are supported ; the care and custody of insane patients boarded in families; the supervision of juvenile offenders, including attendance at court in the interest of such offenders ; the care and maintenance of indigent and neglected children boarded in families, and the visitation of all minor wards of the State in families ; the licensing of boarding-houses for infants, and the...
Page 13 - Board has original jurisdiction only where the support of such children is properly chargeable to the Commonwealth on account of their having no known legal settlement. Neglected children, under fourteen years of age, are arraigned before a court or magistrate, on complaint of any citizen, and if the alleged neglect is proved are committed either to the custody of the State Board or to the Overseers of the Poor of the city or town of settlement, or in case of the City of Boston, to the Commissioners...
Page ix - In consideration of the forthcoming report of the Commission appointed by the last Legislature to investigate the charitable and reformatory interests and institutions of the Commonwealth, the Board refrains from making any recommendations for legislative action. STATE BOARD OF LUNACY AND CHARITY. STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, December 28, 1896. To His Excellency the Governor and the Honorable Council: The undersigned, members of the State Board of Lunncy and Charity, present herewith the Eighteenth Annual...
Page 118 - June 4, 1896.) This town continues to board its poor in private families. A feeble-minded woman, who is epileptic, is cared for by her mother for $2 per week. Another woman, who has been insane many years, is boarded in a family in Leverett at $2.20 per week. Both cases are well situated. ESSEX. (Visited September 21, 1896.) No repairs or improvements have been made at this almshouse since last year. It continues in a very dilapidated condition, and should be replaced by a new and properly arranged...
Page 1 - OF MASSACHUSETTS. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD. The powers and duties of the Board include the supervision, visitation, and inspection of all public and private institutions for the insane, the State Almshouse, the State Farm, the...
Page 6 - ... any lunatic hospital or asylum, public or private, or restrained of his liberty by reason of alleged insanity, at any place within this Commonwealth...
Page 50 - THE STATE ALMSHOUSE AND THE STATE FARM. These two Institutions are under the direction of a single Board of Trustees. The Trustees are as follows : J. White Belcher, of Randolph, Chairman; Payson W. Lyman, of Fall River, Secretary; Sarah D. Fiske, of Maiden; Leonard Huntress, MD, of Lowell; Jacob H. Hecht of Boston; Anna F. Prescott, of Boston ; Warren E. Rice, of Lawrence. The State Almshouse.
Page 5 - ... all children maintained wholly or in part by the state, or who have been indentured or placed in charge of a person by any state institution, board, or officer of the Commonwealth, or under any provision of this act.

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