Item #22-3740 Autograph letter signed from Florence Nightingale to P.H. Holland, Burial Acts Office, Whitehall, London, dated September 24, 1866 asking him to persude Lord Shaftesbury to mention two of her recent "successes" in his address. Florence Nightingale.
Autograph letter signed from Florence Nightingale to P.H. Holland, Burial Acts Office, Whitehall, London, dated September 24, 1866 asking him to persude Lord Shaftesbury to mention two of her recent "successes" in his address
Autograph letter signed from Florence Nightingale to P.H. Holland, Burial Acts Office, Whitehall, London, dated September 24, 1866 asking him to persude Lord Shaftesbury to mention two of her recent "successes" in his address
Autograph letter signed from Florence Nightingale to P.H. Holland, Burial Acts Office, Whitehall, London, dated September 24, 1866 asking him to persude Lord Shaftesbury to mention two of her recent "successes" in his address
Autograph letter signed from Florence Nightingale to P.H. Holland, Burial Acts Office, Whitehall, London, dated September 24, 1866 asking him to persude Lord Shaftesbury to mention two of her recent "successes" in his address

Autograph letter signed from Florence Nightingale to P.H. Holland, Burial Acts Office, Whitehall, London, dated September 24, 1866 asking him to persude Lord Shaftesbury to mention two of her recent "successes" in his address

36 South Street, Park Lane, London, 1866. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #22-3740

7.5 x 5" and expands to 7.5 x 10", stored in a curved clear plastic "frame" 10.25 x 8" that allows someone to eaisly read all the contents of the letter, comes with original envelope, addressed and date stamped, 4.75 x 2.75", and also in a clear plastic curved "frame" 5.5 x 3.5". Letetr has light creasing and fold creases, envelope is creased with chipping and soiling. Florence Nightingale writes about the introduction of trained nursing into the Liverpool Workhouse Infirmary, mentions the Nightingale School and discusses nursing; "...I like to signalize all these different ways in which educated women can 'undertake', as you say, 'that holy and most useful office. And I am sure that the idea is practially spreading among people of the most opposite opinions..." One of her greatest successes was using her novel nursing techniques to reduce the mortality rate of soldiers from 42% to 2% at Scutari during the Crimean War.

Price: $4,500.00

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