Editorials and Medical Intelligence

1855 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
In our last volume, we noticed at some length the valuable labors of the Commissioners upon Lunacy, whose Report, so liberally supplied by the Legislature, is in the hands of all our readers in Massachusetts, and of many in other States. Quite lately, Dr. Jarvis has published in our pages a letter of acknowledgement to the Profession for the warm interest taken by its members in the project he had so much at heart, and which he has so admirably executed. We cannot let the subject pass without a
more » ... ject pass without a few more words of-comment. The facts brought to light by the Commissioners proved to be an appeal, whose eloquence, louder than words, and more effective than any oratory, has wrought alike upon the minds and hearts of those whose action was needed. In no other way, indeed, could the results, upon which every one
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