Frank Hurt's Commitment Papers and Oregon Insane Asylum Records
Frank and Mollie Hurt
Committed April 30, 1904: Lie upon their faces upon the floor and pray day and
night, claiming to receive messages directly from God; go upon the streets
bare-headed, in the thinnest of raiment; destroy clothing and valuable and
useful property belonging to themselves, injuring their mind and health by
continuation of these practices which they claim are the commands of God. Not
destructive except as above stated, not violent and have not been restrained.