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LevelItem
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)KWH/B/18/172
TitleLetter from Dr Guggenbuhl, Abendberg, [Switzerland], to unidentified correspondent
Extent1 item
Date1849
DescriptionAddressed to Dear friend ['Cher ami' - possibly George Lovejoy], he asks after Miss Mildforth [?Miss Mitford]; recalls the correspondent's interest in his work in establishing a new career for the most wretched class of suffering humanity; recommends articles for Miss Mildforth about the Abendberg 'retreat' and asks that the correspondent encourages her to write to promote his work
10 November 1849
[Johann Jakob Guggenb├╝hl (1816-1863) Swiss doctor specialising in education for people with intellectual disabilities; in 1842 he established a training school for 'cretins' in Abendberg]
LanguageFrench
Access StatusOpen