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Papers relating to William Lamb

1850s - 1860s
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Notebook with an account of his journey to Scotland, undated; a document entitled ‘Account among many of my other Felonies rapes and murders of the Journey to Scotland in 1845 as near as I can remember it’; a list of subjects on which he is prepared to give lectures; instructions to Dr Kitching on how to behave to him, 1854; list of expenses to Edinburgh; two envelopes, one empty, sent by sister, the other from his mother with greetings card; short list of 5 items of his property (all to do with watchmaking). (See also RET 6/19/1/136) Patient no. 671, 753, in Retreat 1843, 1846 - 1890 (died). Age 21 on first admission, Quaker, single, watchmaker, from Sibford, Oxfordshire. Moral insanity


1850s - 1860s

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