[Hugh Welch Diamond, early psychiatrist] Autograph Letter Signed Hugh W. Diamond to Reid, on personal matters like a visit to Deal

Hugh W. Diamond [Hugh Welch Diamond (1809 ? 1886), early British psychiatrist and photographer who made a major contribution to the craft of psychiatric photography.]
Publication details: 
[Headed]Twickenham House, Middlesex, 1 Sept. 1884.
SKU: 23326

Three pages, 12mo, bifolium, good condition. Text: I fear you are like myself, & [burning?] into a state of mental debility or you would never imagine that such an old friend as you are could in any way have displeased one. I have not yet been to Brighton again but the invitation is in abeyance ---- I went last week to Deal & enjoyed the change much - Every body is out of Town & I fear we shall be very much alone next Sunday - but if under these circumstances you could venture to come, with Miss Reid & [stayed?] with us we should be very much pleased. Our garden is desolate but I hope this pleasant rain will do something to refresh it [...].