The Australian germ of insanity discovered; no medical examination or certificate required, empty goals and crowded asylums : brutality and treatment in the Kew Asylum / by the victim, Peter Andersen

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Andersen, Peter
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Windsor [Vic] : [P. Andersen, 1909]
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Australian Germ of Insanity Discovered. 1
Australian Germ of Insanity Discovered. 3
CONTENTS. 5
AN EXPLANATION. 7
LEGAL DISCHARGE REFUSED ON A VALID CERTIFICATE. 13
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF VICTORIA. AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT OF PETITION. 14
Paragraph 1. 14
Paragraph 2. 16
Paragraph 3. 18
Paragraph 4. 19
Paragraph 5. 20
Paragraph 6. 20
Paragraph 7. 21
Paragraph 8. 21
Paragraph 9. 22
Paragraph 10. 24
Paragraph 11. 26
Paragraph 12. 27
Paragraph 13. 28
Paragraph 14. 31
Paragraph 15. 39
Paragraph 16. 41
Paragraph 17. 43
Paragraph 18. 47
Paragraph 19. 47
Paragraph 20. 50
Paragraph 21. DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS. 55
Paragraph 22. 58
Paragraph 23. 74
APPLICATION TO GOVERNMENT FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY. 80
CHIEF SECRETARY’S REPLY. 84
NEWSPAPER REPORTS. “THE HERALD,” FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 16th, 1907. A LUNACY QUESTION. AN INQUIRY PROMISED. 86
“THE ARGUS,” SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th, 1907. A LUNACY CASE. REMARKABLE APPLICATION. RIGHTS OF A CITIZEN. 87
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 1907. EXTRAORDINARY CASE. PRAHRAN RESIDENT’S PECULIAR POSITION. STRANGE COMMITTAL FOR LUNACY. 88
“THE AGE,” SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th, 1907. A CITIZEN’S RIGHTS. COMMITTAL TO A LUNATIC ASYLUM. AN INVESTIGATION PROMISED. 88
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” AUGUST 31st, 1907. EXTRAORDINARY COMMITTAL. CASE OF MR. PETER ANDERSEN. PRAHRAN PETITIONERS’ AGITATION. 91
“THE HERALD,” AUGUST 27, 1907. THE CASE OF MR. ANDERSEN. PETITIONERS ARE SURPRISED. 91
“THE PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” SATURDAY, AUGUST 31, 1907. A CITIZEN’S RIGHTS. 93
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” SEPTEMBER 14, 1907 AN EXTRAORDINARY COMMITTAL. MR. PETER ANDERSEN’S CASE. 94
“THE ARGUS,” SEPTEMBER 17, 1907. 95
“THE HERALD,” DECEMBER 7, 1907. 95
“THE HERALD,” DECEMBER 11, 1907. CASE OF MR. P. ANDERSEN. FURTHER OPINIONS. 96
“THE HERALD,” DECEMBER 18, 1907. CASE OF MR. P. ANDERSEN. DEMAND FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY. 97
“THE HERALD,” DECEMBER 27, 1907. THE ANDERSEN CASE. APPEAL OF TWO CLERGYMEN. 97
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” APRIL 4, 1908. THE ANDERSEN CASE. 98
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” APRIL 11, 1908. A PUBLIC MEETING. 98
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” MARCH 7, 1908. EXTRAORDINARY DEPARTMENTAL ACTION. 98
VIEWS OF CORRESPONDENTS. 99
AN EXTRAORDINARY CASE. 100
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” APRIL 25, 1908. A CITIZEN’S RIGHTS. PUBLIC AGITATION IN PRAHRAN. 100
“PRAHRAN TELEGRAPH,” MARCH 28, 1908. THE ANDERSEN CASE. 101
Paragraph 24. HONOURABLE D. MACKINNON, M.L.A. ACTING ATTORNEY-GENERAL. DIVULGES THE GREAT SECRET WHY I MUST BE KEPT UNDER THE LUNACY BAN IN MR. THURLING'S SWAN HOTEL, CHAPEL-STREET, WINDSOR. 102
SWAN HOTEL MEETING. HON. D. MACKINNON’S REVELATION. 104
AN INTERVIEW WITH SIR JOHN MADDEN. 107
FIVE CITIZENS’ SWORN TESTIMONY. IN THE CHIEF JUSTICE’S CHAMBERS. 107
Paragraph 25. “IN THE PRACTICE COURT.” 109
FALSE DOCUMENTS IN THE SUPREME COURT. 118
Paragraph 26. AN ORDER NISI FOR A MANDAMUS ISSUED BY THE CHIEF JUSTICE. IN THE SUPREME COURT. 120
ORDER NISI FOR A MANDAMUS IGNORED. 124
SECOND ILLEGAL RELEASE RETURNED. 126
IN THE BANCO COURT. 130
Paragraph 27. THE SECOND FALSE ENTRY IN THE KEW RECORDS. 131
VALUE OF TWO BUTCHERS. 133
MISLAID MEMO. FROM DR. McINERNEY (BARRISTER). 134
Paragraph 28. YOU ASKED FOR BREAD AND HE GAVE YOU A STONE. 135
Paragraph 29. REVIEW OF THE POLICE REPORT 144
“TAXED” BILLS OE COST IN DIVORCE. The Lawyers “Slander” Me, Knowing I am Helpless under the Lunacy Ban, and Make Me Pay for it. A STUDY IN LAWYERS’ COSTS. 147

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