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Historical Records of Insanity and Unsound Mind
If you want information, the cost depends on what records are available, and the handling time. If there are multiple entries for a name, there may be multiple people with the same name, or multiple documents (each with different information) for one person. Some records have just one page; others have hundreds of pages. To avoid wasting money on copies that aren't relevant, choose one of the options below.
I cannot do anything until you send a request and payment for one of these options. I've spent over 35 years learning about, and indexing, original records. Genealogy is my business, so I charge fees for my time, regardless of the result. It takes time to read and reply to emails, consult my index, and, if applicable, travel to a record office in Brisbane, find the relevant bundle/volume and file/page, obtain copies, and send them.
Option name: Insanity INDEX: Record series & Quote.
Option name: Insanity INDEX: Record series, Quote & Mini-guide.
Cost: $12 for one entry on my 'insanity' Web pages, plus $1 for each additional entry (same name or different names, up to a maximum of 10 entries).
For each entry, you'll receive:
Option name: Insanity Records: Check Identity.
To find out whether the person you're researching is the one listed in the Insanity and Unsound Mind Index, use an Insanity *INDEX* service. If the results show that the record cannot be relevant (eg, wrong time period), or that you already have it, you won't waste money on unnecessary research.- - - -
Option name: Insanity Records: Other Research.
If you want me to search for records of an asylum patient whose name is *not* on the A to Z pages (links below):
Other Suggestions (links open in a new window)
Annual Reports of asylums (Queensland).
Other records that I'm indexing (watch for announcements on What's New).
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