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... <p>MADNESS, in all its complicated forms, is one of the most afflicting dispensations that can befal <alt-term alt-term-type="modernization" display="no">befall</alt-term> human nature. To mitigate the miseries of so deplorable a malady, and co-operate in the restoration of those who were lost to civil and religious society, was impressed as a duty on the minds of many members of the Society of Friends, more particularly as it regarded those who professed the tenets of their church. It was believed that a mild and appropriate system of treatment, in which, during lucid intervals, or a state of convalescence, the patient might enjoy the society of those who were of similar habits and opinions, would be productive of peculiar advantages. They justly thought, that the indiscriminate mixture of persons of opposite religious sentiments and practices; of the profligate and the virtuous; the profane and the serious; would very probably check the progress of returning reason.</p> ...
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... <p>In pursuance of this laudable object, proposals were, in the year 1811, made to the Yearly Meeting of Philadelphia, from two of the Quarterly Meetings, to make provision for such of their members as were deprived of their reason. The consideration of the subject was referred to a committee, who sub-<alt-term alt-term-type="hyphenation" display="no">submitted</alt-term> <page-start><page-num>4</page-num></page-start> <alt-term alt-term-type="hyphenation" display="no">submitted</alt-term>mitted their report in the following year, which was adopted by the meeting; and, in consequence of this conclusion, a plan and proposals for an asylum were circulated among Friends. This plan was not restricted to the admission of members only, but included all those who professed the principles of the society, under whose care and notice it was to be wholly conducted.</p> ...