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Task

1a Why has the letter been written?

1b What had happened in the hospital?

1c Would the treatment received in the hospital have helped to stop cholera spreading?

 
 
This is a letter written on 5th January 1832. It was sent from the Board of Health to the Newcastle Board. The writer is talking about conditions in Gateshead hospital.

PRP ref: PC 1/93; Letter from Board of Health to Newcastle Board
(Catalogue ref: PC 1/93)