In English lunacy practice, when a person has been found a lunatic, the uext step is to submit to the master a scheme called a “state of facts and proposal,” showing what is the position in life, property, and income of the lunatic, who are his uext of kin and heir at law, who are proposed as his committees, aud what annual sum is proposed to be allowed for his maintenance, etc. From the state of facts and the evidence adduced In support of it, the master frames his report. Elmer, Lun. 22 ; Pope, Lun. 79; Sweet.

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