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LANSING:
JOAN A. KERR & CO., PRINTERS TO THE STATE,

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Officers of the Asylum.

Kalamazoo

Trustees.
LUTHER H. TRASK.......
WILLIAM BROOKS,
2. PITCHER,......
D. L. PRATT,.
ERASTUS HUSSEY,.

..Detroit.

Hillsdale.
Battle Creek.

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Kesident Officers. E. H. VAN DEUSEN, M. D..... Medical Superintendente D. M. TYLER, M. D.,....... Assistant Physician. HENRY MONTAGUE, .... Steroard.

Chaplain.
REV. DANIEL PUTNAM.

Treasurer.
D. A. MONAIR,...

..Kalamazoo.

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To the Legislature of the State of Michigan:

In compliance with the requirements of the act of organization, the Trustees of the Michigan Asylum for the Insane, submit the following report of the operations of the Institution during the biennial period ending November 30th, 1862:

Notwithstanding the embarrassments incident to the unfinished state of the buildings, the crowded condition of the wards, and the increased labor and danger inseparable from an attempt to treat both sexes in one wing, no accidents have occurred, and the success of the Institution in every department has been in the highest degree satisfactory.

Two hundred and ninety-six patients have been treated since the date of the last report, of whom one hundred and forty-one have been discharged, and one hundred and fifty-five remain under treatment.

The receipts of the Asylum from counties and individuals, for the support of patients, during this period, amounts to $44,430 34, of which sum about $17,000 were received for the treatment of private patients. The disbursements during the same period were $44,900 02. The expenses of the Institution have consequently exceeded its income by the small deficit of $469 68. At the date of the last report, November 30th, 1860, there was due the Treasurer, for over payments on general expense account, the sum of $1,731 17, which, with the deficiency of the present year, constitutes a balance against this account of $2,200 85.

The sum of $47,000, the balance due the Institution from moneys appropropriated by the Legislature of 1859, for

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