Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations, Consisting of Messrs. Hemenway, F. H. Gillett, Washington Gardner, Benton, and Pierce, in Charge of Sundry Civil Appropriation Bill for 1906

Hearings Before Subcommittee of House Committee on Appropriations, Consisting of Messrs. Hemenway, F. H. Gillett, Washington Gardner, Benton, and Pierce, in Charge of Sundry Civil Appropriation Bill for 1906

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...I have made an extract from that, and I would like to have it go into the record, with your permission. The Chairman. The clerk of the committee informs me that we have a copy. Mr. Gardner. You do not come in and ask for a lun: p sum for the support of the hospital? Judge Peelle. No; every item on page 197 indicates what it is for. Doctor Gordon. Here is the extract: After an extended and careful consideration of the matter, the committee recommend that the entire plant, such as it is, be turned over to the trustees of Howard University, and thnt the appropriation be reduced to an amount not exceeding $30,000. to be paid for the care and treatment of a specific number of patients according to a contract to be entered into between the said trustees and the Commissioners of the District of Columbia. The committee make these recommendations in the full belief that when the admissions and dismissions shall be properly guarded the sum named will enable the hospital authorities to furnish care and treatment of a kind vastly superior to that at present furnished to the great majority of patients. Also by placing the trustees of Howard University in charge of the institution, provision can be made for pay patients, and in this way both the income and the benefits of the hospital can be extended legitimately, and also the dual management that is now no management, can be ended. Moreover, when the Freedmen's Hospital shall be reduced to its proper work, it will be found, doubtless, that the trustees of Howard University can dispose of the lands now owned by them and occupied by the hospital, and with the proceeds can erect on their university grounds, or near by, modern hospital buildings of sulficient size find of such a character as to care for the needy...show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236648900
  • 9781236648907