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Officers of the Institution.

BOARD OF TRUSTEES, REUEL WILLIAMS, EDWARD KENT, EDWARD S. JARVIS, CORNELIUS HOLLAND, EDWARD SWAN, JOHN HUBBARD.

Dr. JAMES BATES, SUPERINTENDENT.

JOSHUA S. TURNER, STEWARD AND TREASURER.

HENRY M. HARLOW, M. D., Assistant Physician.

MARIA JOHNSON, MATRON.

REPORT.

To the Governor and Council of the State of Maine.

The Trustees of the Insane Hospital, in making this their annual report, have the satisfaction to state, that at the monthly, quarterly, and annual examinations the past year, they have found the situation and prospects of the Hospital equal in all, and in some respects better, than at their prior visits.

The Treasurer's accounts have been examined and settled each quarter by three of the Trustees. At the last settlement, made November 30th,

there was a balance due the Treasurer from the Hospital of $312 100, and the balances then due the institution were forty hundred and eighty dollars

$4,080 92 Viz: From towns and individuals, $3,478 34

From State for State paupers

after deducting $300 allow-
ed by legislature,

602 58

92 1002

From this statement, it appears that the finances of the Hospital are a little better than they were last year.

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Being an increase of the funds of the Institu

tion from the last year, of three hundred eighty-one dollars and fifteen cents,

$381 15 On the 10th of February last, Dr. Ray gave notice to the chairman of the Trustees, that having been appointed Superintendent of an Insane Hospital in a neighboring State, he resigned the office of Superintendent of the Maine Insane Hospital, and on the 19th of March the board met to fill the vacancy, and elected Dr. James Bates as Superintendent.

On the 31st of December, Dr. Smith, the Assistant Physician, having previously resigned, Dr. Henry M. Harlow was elected Assistant Physician.

By an order of the board the monthly visits are now made on such days as the visitors may themselves select; it is impossible therefore to have the Hospital prepared for their reception, and they obtain a correct knowledge of its management, which might not have been the case when it was visited on set days.

The following statement gives the number of patients that have been admitted each year, the average number

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