French Gaming Houses
Hospitals, Patronage, Morality
Reports: 'Gaming-houses in Paris were first licensed in 1775, by the lieutenant of police, who, to diminish the odium of such establishments, decreed that the profit resulting from them should be applied to the foundation of hospitals' (307).
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