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Papers relating to Esther Lindsey

1812 - 1860
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Letters and papers belonging to relating to the Lindsey family in the early 19th century Includes bookmarks, greetings cards These must have been the property of Esther Lindsey. None of the letters are to or from Esther. Many relate to her brother Robert Lindsey, who was at the Quaker School, at Ackworth, Yorkshire; later he was in America. There are letters to and from Robert and the rest of the family and they are written from America, Australia, Yorkshire and elsewhere in England Patient no. 516, 544, in Retreat 1836 - 1837, 1838 - 1839 (discharged). Age 29 on first admission, Quaker, single, general shopkeeper, from Brighouse, Yorkshire. Religious melancholy. Most date from 1812 - 1820.


1812 - 1860

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49 documents

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Open and available at the Borthwick Institute for Archives. This material is being digitised by the Borthwick Institute for Archives as part of a Wellcome Trust funded project. Material that is digitised will be accessed freely online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.

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