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Papers relating to George Virgil Frankish

Date
1884 - 1885
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RET/6/19/1/58
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Letters by him to Dr Baker and others, and letter to Dr Baker from his friend enclosing his letters as evidence of his loss of mind. Frankish's letters include an account by him of his life Patient no. 1538, in Retreat 1884 (transfer from Wadsley Asylum) - 1885 (discharged). Age 41 on admission, Quaker, married, ex-manager of steel works, from Sheffield. Vague delusional insanity

Publication/Creation

1884 - 1885

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4 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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