[Harewood; Corsellis; Lunatic Asylum] Autograph Letter Signed Harewood to Dr. Corsellis [Director of the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, Wakefield], asking for details of the history of someone discharged

Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood (1767 -1841), slave plantation and other land owner, chiefly inheritee art collector, and Member of Parliament.
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Harewood House, Leeds, 7 Nov. 1835.
SKU: 23547

Two pages, 12mo, small closed tear on fold, edges dusted, some staining not affecting text, remnant of page on which formerly laid down or tipped on verso, not affecting text. Text: I understand that a Person named Thomas Parker from the neighbourhood of Pateley Bridge has been for some time in confinement in the Wakefield Asylum, and that He has lately been discharged. I shall be obliged to you to inform me how long He has been in confinement, what was his state when he was first taken to the Asylum, and what degree of insanity he evinced during his confinement, with any other particulars you may think proper to mention. Corsellis is occasionally mentioned in the same breath as Connolly in discussions of lunatic asylums.