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had elapsed, it was not 'unclaimed', the inspector of anatomy's office had not been informed, a thick "web of lies and deceit surrounded the relationship of the school to the hospital". There were no penalties however, Gillard received a reply only to a second letter some months later informing him that it "was not a case in which prosecution would be necessary or advisable". The decision to drop the matter had been taken at the highest level making a mockery of the act's much vaunted concern for the feelings of surviving relations. As Richardson notes these 'feelings', were respected depending upon wealth and status. "Only social nonentities used such a facility as a lying-in hospital. Gillard was socially inconsequential, and was treated as such".

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