The History of the First Inebriate Asylum in the World: By Its Founder; an Account of His Indictment, Also a Sketch of the Woman's National Hospital, by Its Projector

Capa
The author, 1888 - 503 páginas
An account of the New York State Inebriate Asylum at Binghampton and the proposed Woman's National Hospital at Wilton, Conn.
 

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