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The sixtieth report of the visitors of the County Lunatic Asylum, Stafford for the year ending December 31, 1878 by Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Stafford, England)

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Published by [printed by R. and W. Wright] in Stafford] .
Written in English


  • Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Stafford, England),
  • Psychiatric Hospitals,
  • Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Burntwood, England)

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ContributionsThomson Pater, W., Wrottesley, Arthur, baron, 1824-1910, Palmer Phillips, Charles, Nairne, Robert, Staffordshire County Lunatic Asylum (Burntwood, England)
The Physical Object
Pagination39 pages ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26470640M

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