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Boston Insane Hospital

 Organization

Historical note

Chapter 451 of the Acts of 1897 established the Insane Hospital Department which had general care and control of the Boston Lunatic Hospital and all other hospitals the City had established or would establish for the care and treatment of the Insane, and the same would be known as the Boston Insane Hospital. By Chapter 613 of the Acts of 1908, responsibility of care of the insane was transferred to the Commonwealth.