Documents, Messages and Other Communications, Made to the General Assembly, Volume 16, Part 1

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Page 34 - Laws shall be passed, taxing by a uniform rule, all moneys, credits, investments in bonds, stocks, joint stock companies, or otherwise; and also all real and personal property, according to its true value in money...
Page 516 - No hospital for the insane should be built without the plan having been first submitted to some physician or physicians who have had charge of a similar establishment, or are practically acquainted with all the details of their arrangements, and received his or their full approbation. V. The highest number that can with propriety be treated in one building is two hundred and fifty, while two hundred is a preferable maximum.
Page 516 - The stairways should always be of iron, stone, or other indestructible material, ample in size and number, and easy of ascent, to afford convenient egress in case of accident from fire. XIV. A large Hospital should consist of a main central building with wings. XV. The main central building should contain the offices...
Page 517 - A complete system of forced ventilation, in connection with the heating, is indispensable to give purity to the air of a Hospital for the Insane, and no expense that is required to effect this object thoroughly, can be deemed either misplaced or injudicious.
Page 624 - The property of corporations now existing or hereafter created shall forever be subject to taxation, the same as the property of individuals.
Page 624 - Corporations may be formed under general laws; but all such laws may, from time to time, be altered, or repealed.
Page 220 - In their intercourse among themselves the officers and guards of the penitentiary are at all times to treat each other with that mutual respect and kindness that become gentlemen and friends, and are required to avoid all collisions, jealousies, separate and party views and interests among themselves, and are strictly forbidden to treat each other with disrespect or to use any ungentlemanly epithets.
Page 385 - Institutions for the .benefit of the insane, blind, and deaf and dumb, shall always be fostered and supported by the state ; and be subject to such regulations as may be prescribed by the General Assembly.
Page 37 - An accurate and detailed statement of the receipts and expenditures of the public money, the several amounts paid, to whom, and on what account, shall from time to time be published, as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 515 - I. Every hospital for the insane should be in the country, not within less than two miles of a large town, and easily accessible at all seasons.

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