item RET/6/19/1/102 - Papers relating to Esther Lindsey

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RET/6/19/1/102

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Papers relating to Esther Lindsey

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  • 1812 - 1860 (most are 1812 - 1820) (Creation)

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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

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A digitised copy of this reference is available via the Wellcome Collection and can be accessed here: http://wellcomelibrary.org/item/b24954676

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