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The Law of Settlement: (The Plymouth v. Axminster Guardians.)


This case before the House of Lords was an appeal from an order of the Court of Appeal affirming an order of the Recorder of Plymouth on a case stated by him. The question in dispute was whether a female pauper lunatic was settled in the appellants' union. The lunatic was born at Plymouth, but had gained no settlement of her own; her mother, a single woman, was born in the defendants' union, and had acquired no settlement.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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