Out-Letter Books of Principal Officers

Scope and Content

These are largely about individual patients or the medical aspects of the Retreat, but sometimes other letters about business such as maintenance, building projects or staff are included
The pages of the letter books, which contain the impressions of the original letters on fine tissue, are very fragile
For Steward's Out-Letter Books see RET 4/2/1

Alternative Form Available

Much of the Retreat Archive has been digitised with funding from the Wellcome Collection. Copies of digitised records can be viewed online where available by following links provided within the catalogue.

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