1_257 1844

Friday [1844/45]
She is very grateful to be allowed to keep Stevenson and Searle until she sees Aunt Hannah again; comments on the books; how very grateful she is for Aunt Hannah's interest and support; she has been reading a Report upon Lunacyl which insists upon exercise in the open air for the patients; discusses the benefits of asylums; the rich, and especially female insane, kept at home are far worse off than the poor.
8p B.M. Add.MSS.45794.f.16 t
1. This probably refers to one of Conolly's Annual Reports mentioned in the next letter.

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