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January 19, 2023



January 19, 1923 – Neil C. MacGregor, who has just returned from a trip to Morningside with insane patients, reports that Captain George Torrey, who was sent there from Petersburg recently, is now a raving maniac and the physicians in charge say that he can not live over two years and possibly only six months. Captain Torrey is confirmed in the violent ward and is kept strapped to his bed by the wrists. He recently enticed one of the other patients close to him on a pretext of wanting to whisper to the man and bit his nose off. Mr. MacGregor says there is no chance for his recovery as his...



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