item RET/6/19/1/35 - Papers relating to Mary Catlin

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Papers relating to Mary Catlin


  • 1833 - early 1850s (Creation)

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5 small account books detailing her purchases, 1833 - 1849; writings by her, comprising 1 paper and 4 commonplace books, undated, c. 1840s; letter by her to her niece, 1855; printed notice of death of J.J. Gurney of Earlham, Norwich, 1847; 33 bills and receipts, all Lynn tradesmen late 1840s - early 1850s

These all date from before her admission to The Retreat

Patient no. 908, 914, in Retreat 1855, 1855 - 1875 (died). Age 65 on first admission, Quaker, single, assistant in jewellers shop, from Lynn Regis [King's Lynn] Norflok. Mania and incessant incoherent talking, later also depression


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