Manuscript: RADCLIFFE INFIRMARY, Inventory and Letter-Book, 1846. (1846 - 1853)

TRASH, Samuel.

Manuscript: RADCLIFFE INFIRMARY, Inventory and Letter-Book, 1846.

Date: 1846 - 1853

RADCLIFFE INFIRMARY, Oxford. ‘The Infirmary’. A 29 page inventory, c1850, recording the Land, Buildings, Kitchen, Wood and Coal Room, Laboratory, Patients’ Bathroom, Lecture Room, Mens’ Accident Ward, Nurses’ Room, Marlbro’ Scullery, Marlbro’ Ward, Apothecary’s Room, Physicians’ Room, Committee Room, Hall Bath Room, Office, Parlour, Litchfield Ward, Litchfield Scullery, Frewin Ward, Matrons’ Bed Room, Chapel, Upper Bath Room, Secretary’s Room, Apothecary’s Bed Room Rowney Ward, Rowney Scullery. The Inventory has been written at the back of a copy letter book kept by Samuel Trash, Secretary to the Governors of the Infirmary. It covers the period November 1846 to April 1853. 314 pages, plus 29 page Inventory. Original half roan, marbled boards. The covers worn and most of the spine missing, but internally in good clean condition, with no pages removed. 200mm x 165mm. 1846-1853. The letters record corrections made to notes in printed reports, recommendations for admission of patients, costs, subscriptions, &c. Recipients include J. Willson, the Overseer Woodstock Place, Earl of Macclesfield, Leonard Pickering, Great Western Railway, Henry Dashwood, Charles Venables, Colonel North, and many more. The National Archives have Samuel Trash’s copy letter book for June 1853 - January 1861.


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