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Papers relating to Edwin Swan Rickman

1841 - 1865
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Letters by him to Dr Kitching and to friend, letters to him from friends and from publishers Smith Elder and Co; notes on him by Dr Thurnham; 8 letters of introduction by the British Foreign Office to British representatives abroad in 1841 for his trip abroad to study education and the arts (these were procured by him while he was a patient at The Retreat, see details in case book) Patient no. 233, 497, 627, 713, in Retreat 1820, 1834 - 1835, 1841, 1845 - 1846 (discharged). Age 31 on first admission, Quaker, single, farmer, architect, accountant, from London, later Birmingham, later York. Mania


1841 - 1865

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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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