Wednesday, October 6, 2010

He has nothing to say

Dear Sir
  I am in a Madhouse & quite forget your Name or who you are You must excuse me for I have nothing to communicate or tell of & why I am shut up I dont know I have nothing to say so I conclude
Yours respectfully

John Clare was committed to the Northamptonshire County General Lunatic Asylum in 1841 and remained there until his death in 1864.


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