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The 190th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 15: Contracts for employment of patients; discharge; forfeiture of support

Section 15. The superintendent, with the consent of the trustees, may contract with any person for the employment of any patient of the said hospital in any kind of lawful labor for such wages or on such terms as the superintendent and trustees approve. If a contract is so made, such patient shall be discharged from said institution, and, if he refuses to accept the employment offered, shall forfeit all claim to support.