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Dewey, Richard.  The jury law for commitment of the insane in Illinois (1867–1893), and Mrs. E.P.W. Packard, its author, also later developments in lunacy legislation in Illinois. [Baltimore: American Journal of Insanity, 1913]. 8vo (23.3 cm, 9.125"). 571–584 pp.
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A paper "reprinted from American Journal of Insanity, Vol. LXIX, No. 3, January, 1913," and "read at the Sixty-eighth Annual Meeting of the American Medico-Psychological Association, Atlantic City, May 29, 1912."
        Dr. Richard Dewey was the Superintendent of the Milwaukee Sanitarium. He changed mental health care with his "Cottage System" which allowed patients to stay in cottage-like houses to inspire the feeling of being at home during their treatment.
        WorldCat has located one institutional copy in the U.S.

In tan paper wrappers; age-toned, dust-soiling to top of front wrapper. First and last page age-toned, staples visible at front hinge; interior otherwise unmarked.  (39375)   Please RESHELVE This.


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