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Presidential Address delivered at the Fifty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Medico-Psychological Association, held in London, 25th and 26th July, 1895

  • David Nicolson
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Gentlemen,—My first duty is to convey to you my grateful appreciation of the honour you have done me in placing me in this chair. I am not unmindful of the great names which, in the course of more than half-a-century, have gone to make up an honourable tradition in the history and work of our Association. That tradition has assuredly lost none of its dignity whilst in the keeping of Dr. Conolly Norman, our retiring President, who has just now placed in my hand the “hammer” of office.

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During the corresponding period the average daily number of prisoners in local prisons was… … … … … 13,329 And the average daily number of prisoners in convict prisons was 4,393 … … … … … … …Total 17,722

This of course is a totally different question from that of the utility of “anthropometry” in the identification of Habitual Criminals.

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Presidential Address delivered at the Fifty-fourth Annual Meeting of the Medico-Psychological Association, held in London, 25th and 26th July, 1895

  • David Nicolson
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