Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine,  1 (1817), 206–11.

House of Commons

[William Laidlaw?] *



[22] Lunatic Asylums in Scotland


Hospitals, Mental Illness

    Chronicles the movement to bring about an act for the better regulation of lunatic asylums in Scotland. States that 'there were 1500 lunatics in confinement, and about 2000 at large in Scotland' (210).

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