volume 12, issue 3, P244-259 1856
DOI: 10.1176/ajp.12.3.244
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J. C. B.

Abstract: Ninth Report of the Commissioners in Lunacy. 245 The reports on the WARwIcK ASYLUM are of a favorable nature. The county, however, appears to have greatly overbuilt itself; many wards remaining unoccupied and unfinished. The Commissioners mention, that "considerable progress has been made in bringing the land into cultivation ;" but they do not state that the land is a tenacious clay of the poorest character. The county justices bought this estate of the Lord Lieutenant, and at an enormous price. These are the…

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