1. Creator/Author:
  2. Jewell, James Stewart, 1837-1887 (1)

Letter from James Stewart Jewell to Ayer and Kales

Creator:
Jewell, James Stewart, 1837-1887
Collection:
Insanity File Collection
Location:
Chicago, Illinois
Date of Original:
1875
Description:
Handwritten letter, 23.5 cm, on Office of the Chicago Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease letterhead. In response to a request from Ayer and Kales, Dr. Jewell shares his opinion that, based on the facts presented to him, Mary Todd Lincoln is insane and should be treated in an asylum.
Subject:
Jewell, James Stewart, 1837-1887--Correspondence; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908502627_3
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908502627_3
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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