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Thomas C. Whitworth to Dr. John M. Galt, Eastern Lunatic Asylum

Identifier: SC 00266

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A letter dated November 29 from Whitworth asking for Dr. Galt’s opinion on Whitworth visiting a patient at the Eastern Lunatic Asylum named Mary.  He explains that in recent letters, under much stress, he promised to pay Mary a visit, but with much more sober and clear thinking he has decided it best to stay away, unless, of course, it will cause more stress to the patient, Mary.


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