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Granville Graves
Report, 1893

Source:  TSL&A Microfilm # A-5171
Sumner County Probate Records (County or Chancery)
Loose Records 13461 - 13692

Transcribed by Jan J. Barnes
© 2002

Loose Record # 13487

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
The undersigned, a citizen of said state & County hereby states that Granville Graves is insane, his insanity is of less than two years duration, and his being at large is dangerous to the safety of the; , that he is in needy circumstances and has a legal settlement in this county, and is a citizen of the State of Tennessee.  These facts can be proven by T. W. Rippy and W. F. Cline & Dr. R. M. Foster.
This Sept. 19th, 1893
T. W. Rippy
W. F. Cline

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
I the undersigned Justice of the Peace in & for Sumner County hereby certify that I have held an inquest on Granville Graves, of said county, a person alleged to be insane, according to law.  I am satisfied that he is insane on competent medical testimony, that he is a fit subject to be sent to the state hospital for the insane to undergo treatment therein as an object of bounty of the state.  I am further satisfied that his being at large is injurious to himself and disadvantageous to the Community.
Witness my hand this 19th day of Sept. 1893.
E. W. Black, J. P.

I R. M. Foster a practicing physician of the County of Sumner, State of Tennessee hereby certify that I have this day personally examined Granville Graves, alleged to be insane, and pronounce him so;  is fifty years of age, is the subject of no infectious disorder; the disease is of less than two months duration and he is not the subject of epilepsy, he has attempted to commit violence on himself and others, the medical treatment has been none.
R. M. Foster
Sworn to & subscribed before me this Sept. 19th 1893.
E. W. Black, J. P.

State of Tennessee
Sumner County
To W. A. McGlothlin Sheriff
Whereas all the proceedings necessary to entitle Granville Graves to be admitted into the Tennessee Hospital for the insane as a non paying patient have been had according to law, you are hereby required forthwith to take said person and convey him to said hospital and after executing the warrant make due return of the same to this office.
Witness my hand and Seal of office at office in Gallatin Tenn this the 22nd of Sept 1893.
Harris Brown Clerk

Central Hospital for the Insane.
Sept. 23rd 1893
Received the patient named in the within warrant.
Jno. H. Callender, Supt.

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