Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Back To The Asylum

New York, 1895

Mrs. Maggie Lepper, aged 40 years, was taken to Newtown Tuesday to undergo an examination as to her sanity. Mrs. Lepper is the mother of six children, the youngest or which is only 6 months old. She spent two and a half years in an asylum. One year ago she was discharged as cured.

—The Long Island Farmer, Jamaica, NY, Jan. 25, 1895, p. 1.

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