Proceedings of a Complimentary Dinner Given to Dr. Joseph Parrish of Burlington, N.J

Proceedings of a Complimentary Dinner Given to Dr. Joseph Parrish of Burlington, N.J

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...sanguine of its promoters hoped for, almost one-half of the 152 patients discharged having remained firm." Under this head it is sufficient to say that the government Inspector, whose duty it is to visit all such retreats, reports favorably of their conduct and progress, and recommends further and more favorable legislation. Dr. Parrish visits Dalrymple Home. While on a recent visit to England, it was my privilege to spend a week at the Dalrymple Home, and by the courtesy of its medical head, Dr. Branthwaite, I had unrestricted liberty to examine at all times all parts of the premises, and to converse freely with the inmates; and if my testimony may be of any service, I am free to say, after a week's residence, with such 'privileges as I have mentioned, I left the institution with a firm belief that it was a model of its kind, and that I knew no place in any country where the unfortunate victims of alcoholism had better treatment, or were more likely to recover than at the Dalrymple Home of Rickmansworth, England. Jurisprudence. You will be pleased to know that in the line of jurisprudence we have not been idle. Dr. Crothers and I have on several occasions addressed medico-legal and jurisprudence societies on the questions of criminality and responsibility of inebriates, which have been occasions for able discussions by eminent jurists and physicians. Our papers have not only been published with the official transactions of these several societies, but copies of reprints have been furnished for gratuitous distribution. For this special departure we are indebted to the wisdom and tireless energy of Clark Bell, Esq., of New York city. He is continuing the discussion of these questions, so vital to the good name of American...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236870573
  • 9781236870575