Doctor Henry Allison New York State Criminal Insane Asylum Autographed Letter

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Original Historical Ephemera

 

Dr. Henry E. Allison - Medical Superintendant of the

NEW YORK STATE ASYLUM FOR INSANE CRIMINALS in Auburn, NY

Original Antique Autograph Signed Letterhead 

clearing a patient, William Taylor, of an insanity diagnosis

Sept, 1891

 

Dr. Allison was a Dartmouth graduate who started as a physician at

Willard's Asylum in New York from 1878-1889

He was named superintendent of the State Asylum from 1889-1892

and then co-founded the Asylum for Insane Convicts at Mattewan (later Mattewan State Hospital)

In his medical career he specialized in "Motives Which Govern the Criminal Acts of the Insane."

 

Measures 8.25 x 11 inches, suitable for framing

 

Good to fair Condition, with several edge tears and light age wear

Guaranteed Authentic

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