Ten Years and Ten Months in Lunatic Asylums in Different States
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Ten Years and Ten Months in Lunatic Asylums in Different States

By Moses Swan
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  • TEN YEARS AND TEN MONTHS IN LUNATIC ASYLUMS IN DIFFERENT STATES.
  • TRANSACTIONS OF A SINGLE DAY.
  • PREFACE.
    • MY GOD FIRST AND THEN THE PEOPLE.
  • CHAPTER I.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • CHAPTER III.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • MY CAPTURE AND RIDE TO THE ASYLUM.
    • Some of the Main House Patients and Attendants.
    • WHO GOVERNS THE INMATES?
    • MY WIFE'S FIRST VISIT TO THE ASYLUM.
    • A WORD TO HUSBANDS AND WIVES.
    • APPARENTLY A GARDEN OF PARADISE.
    • THE GARDEN CONVERTED INTO SHADY WALKS.
    • MY TREATMENT IN THE MAIN HOUSE.
    • MY BOARD AND BEDDING.
    • REMARKS.
    • MY WIFE'S LAST VISIT TO THE MAIN HOUSE.
    • MY REMOVAL FROM THE MAIN HOUSE TO THE INCURABLE ONE.
    • SUICIDE AT THE MARSHALL INFIRMARY—A FEMALE NURSE HANGS HERSELF TO THE BALUSTERS—THE CAUSE A MYSTERY.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • JUDGED INCURABLE, JULY 3, 1861—ROOMING WITH EBENEZER SCOTT.
    • INCURABLE HOUSE.
    • AFTER THE REIGN OF CHRIS.
    • DOCTORS, ATTENDANTS AND PATIENTS IN THE INCURABLE HOUSE.
    • NAMES OF ATTENDANTS AND DOCTORS IN THE INCURABLE HOUSE.
    • NAMES OF THE MALE PATIENTS IN THE INCURABLE HOUSE.
    • FEMALE PATIENTS IN THE INCURABLE HOUSE.
    • REIGN OF ALFRED.
    • SCOTT.
    • ALFRED'S REIGN CONTINUED THOUGH UNDER ISABEL MAGDALENE.
    • ALFRED'S REIGN CONTINUED.
    • ALFRED STILL HOLDS THE REIN OF GOVERNMENT.
    • REMARKS.
    • ALFRED THE INTEMPERATE ATTENDANT'S CRUELTY TO JOHN SMALLEY, A PATIENT.
    • MY WIFE VISITING ME IN THE INCURABLE HOUSE WITH BROTHER B. AND NEPHEW.
    • TREATMENT OF J. H. HAM BY ALFRED.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • FRED THE ATTENDANT AFTER ALFRED.
    • SECOND TRANSACTION OF FRED AGAINST HIS VICTIM.
    • A FEW THOUGHTS SUGGESTED.
    • ATTENDANT AFTER FRED, NAME UNKNOWN.
    • TRANSACTIONS IN MY ROOM.
    • AFTER THE GAGGING ATTENDANT LEFT.
    • FALL OF 1864, VISITED BY MR. AND MRS. G. WADSWORTH AND MY WIFE.
    • THOMAS HALY, INCURABLE HOUSE ATTENDANT.
    • MY WIFE, DAUGHTER AND MRS. ALEXANDER'S VISIT.
    • AFTER NOALS.
    • SUFFERINGS OF WM. JEFFERSON, A LUNATIC.
    • SECOND SUFFERINGS OF WM. JEFFERSON, THE NEGRO.
    • KIRK HULL, OF BERLIN.
    • REMARKS.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • JOHN P. BACON, OF LANSINGBURGH.
    • JOHN P. BACON'S TREATMENT AND SUFFERINGS BY WILLIAM ANDERSON.
    • ANDERSON.
    • LATER. ANDERSON AGAIN. HABIT A STRONG POWER.
    • ONE OF THE MANY SUFFERINGS OF GENERAL SCHUYLER, OF WEST TROY.
    • ISABEL'S TREATMENT TO MALE AND FEMALE PATIENTS.
    • TREATMENT OF THE PATIENT CALLED AUNTA BY ISABEL.
    • ISABEL'S CRUEL TREATMENT AGAINST MISS LAWN.
    • BRATTLEBOROUGH ASYLUM, VT. MY RIDE TO BRATTLEBOROUGH ASYLUM.
    • WHAT I SAW IN MY VISION DESCRIBED.
    • SUFFERINGS OF MECHEUM THE BOY. PROVERBS.
    • THE YOUNG MR. REED.
    • JOEL SWAIN.
    • JOHN EYCLESHYMER, OF PITTSTOWN.
    • TROY LUNATIC ASYLUM INCURABLE HOUSE.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • SINCE I LEFT TROY LUNATIC ASYLUM AS A PATIENT.
    • LAW, AND DIFFERENT MODES PRACTICED IN SENDING PATIENTS TO LUNATIC ASYLUMS.
    • A WORD TO THE PEOPLE. PROVERBS 22, 23.
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