Report of the St. Elizabeth's Hospital to the Secretary of the Interior

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1893
 

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Page 17 - It shall be the duty of the Secretary of War, of the Secretary of the Navy, and of the Secretary of the Interior to cause and require every contract made by them severally on behalf of the government, or by their officers under them appointed to make such contracts, to be reduced to writing, and signed by the contracting parties with their names at the end thereof...
Page 20 - For support, clothing, and treatment In Saint Elizabeths Hospital for the Insane of insane persons from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard, insane inmates of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, persons charged with or convicted of crimes against the United States who are insane, all persons who have become insane since their entry into the military and naval service of the United States, insane civilians in the quartermaster service of the Army, insane persons transferred...
Page 21 - ... in the purchase of such books, periodicals, and papers as may be required for the purposes of the hospital and for the medical library, and not exceeding $1,500 for actual and necessary expenses Incurred in the apprehension and return to the hospital of escaped patients. Act of Mar.
Page 76 - GOVERNMENT HOSPITAL FOR THE INSANE. For current expenses of the Government Hospital for the Insane : For support, clothing, and treatment in the Government Hospital for the Insane of the insane...
Page 31 - Congress annually of the detailed receipts and expenditures of the hospital for the preceding fiscal year, I have the honor to submit the following statement. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, WW GODDING, Superintendent.
Page 13 - In accordance with the act of Congress approved June 4, 1880, requiring the superintendent of the Government Hospital for the Insane to make a report to Congress annually of the detailed receipts and expenditures of the hospital for the preceding fiscal year, I have the honor to submit the following statement.
Page 19 - Commissioners can discover who his friends are, or whence he came, with a view to the return of such person to such friends, or to the place of his residence, and thus relieve the District of the expense and charge of such indigent insane nonresident.
Page 114 - Distances exceeds this amount. In all cases it is desirable that at least a portion of the pension should be available for special use of the patient for small purchases which the hospital can not ordinarily supply. It is therefore recommended that the law be so amended as to permit all pensions of patients to be paid to the superintendent while the pensioners are inmates of the hospital, and that he be authorized to use the pension, under regulations established...
Page 19 - SIR : In accordance with the act of Congress, approved June 4, 1880, requiring the Superintendent of the Government Hospital for the Insane to make a report to Congress annually of the detailed expenditures of the hospital for the preceding fiscal year, I have the honor to submit the following statement. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, WW GODDING, Superintendent.
Page 18 - Corps, have been admitted to the hospital and have been thereafter discharged from it on the supposition that they have recovered their reason, and have, within three years after such discharge, become again insane from causes existing at the time of such discharge and have no adequate means of support...

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