The Philadelphia Medical Register and Directory

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William Biddle Atkinson
Collins, 1875 - 342 pages
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Page 22 - The delegates shall receive their appointment from permanently organized State Medical Societies, and such County and District Medical Societies, as are recognized by representation in their respective State Societies, and from the Medical Department of the Army and Navy of the United States.
Page 247 - Pennsylvania, all murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or by lying in wait, or by any other kind of willful, deliberate, and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbery, or burglary, shall be deemed murder in the first degree; and all other kinds of murder shall be deemed murder of the second degree.
Page 247 - all murder which shall be perpetrated by means of poison, or lying in wait, or by any other kind of willful, deliberate and premeditated killing, or which shall be committed in the perpetration of, or attempt to perpetrate any arson, rape, robbery or burglary, shall be deemed murder in the first degree, and all other kinds of murder shall be deemed murder in the second degree...
Page 105 - The guardians for the relief and employment of the poor of the city of Philadelphia, the district of Southwark, and the townships of the Northern Liberties and Penn...
Page 246 - If any person shall sell or expose for sale the flesh of any diseased animal, or any other unwholesome flesh, knowing the same to be diseased or unwholesome, or sell or expose for sale unwholesome bread, drink or liquor, knowing the same to be unwholesome, or shall adulterate for the purpose of sale, or sell, any...
Page 251 - ... on statement, in writing, of any respectable person, that a certain' person is insane, and that the welfare of himself, or of others, requires his restraint, it shall be the duty of the judge to appoint, immediately, a commission, who shall inquire into and report upon, the facts of the case.
Page 248 - If any woman shall endeavor, privately, either by herself or the procurement of others, to conceal the death of any issue of her body, male or female, which, if born alive, would be a bastard, so that it may not come to light, whether it shall have been murdered or not, every such mother being convicted thereof shall suffer imprisonment in the county jail for a term not exceeding one year...
Page 247 - In all cases of such sale, the word Poison shall be carefully and legibly marked or placed upon the label, package, bottle, or other vessel or thing in which such poison is contained ; and when sold or disposed of otherwise than under the prescription of a physician...
Page 252 - ... 17. If it shall be made to appear to any judge of the supreme judicial court, or other high judicial officer, that a certain insane person is manifestly suffering from the want of proper care, or treatment, he shall order such person to be placed in some hospital for the insane, at the expense of those who are legally bound to maintain him.
Page 247 - ... the jury, before whom any person indicted for murder shall be tried, shall, if they find such person guilty thereof, ascertain in their verdict, whether it be murder of the first or second degree...

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