16_473 15/3/70
SIR HARRY VERNEY

15 March 1870

F.N. sends a letter from Miss Torrance, Matron at the Highgate Infirmary, which might usefully be shown to Mr. Goschen, and come under the notice of the Poor Law Board; three points:- 1. 'here are people who can hire 'cabs' and 'wagonettes' throwing their sick relatives or friends on Parish relief - which is sheer Socialism., 2. there are very few 'slight ailments' in a Workhouse Infirmary. 3. that Steward who will certainly bring the place to ruin.
3p In pencil CLAYDON
Xerocopy: WELLCOME INST.

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