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Address to the public, respecting the establishment of a lunatic asylum at Edinburgh.
Edinburgh : Printed by James Ballantyne and Co., 1807.
Physical Description:
[2], 10, 9, [1], 15, [1] p. ; 28 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
RC450.S2 R81 1809+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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"Copy of His Majesty's warrant erecting the contributors to the Edinburgh Lunatic Asylum into a corporate body"--9 p.
"Some account of the plan for establishing a lunatic asylum at Edinburgh"--15 p.
BAC: In original brown paper-covered boards, as issued. Ms inscription on front cover: For the Duke of Buccleugh. Bound with: Observations on the structure of hospitals for the treatment of lunatics, and on the general principals on which the cure of insanity may be most successfully conducted / [Robert Reid]. Edinburgh : James Ballantyne and Co., 1809. Building fund solicitation pamphlet: [4] p. Laid in.
Subject Terms:
Buccleugh, Duke of -- Provenance
James Ballantyne and Co. -- Printer
Mental illness -- Treatment -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Psychiatric hospitals -- Scotland.
Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

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