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ALS to John Ridley, August 1868

Description:

ANS, FN to John Ridley Esq., August 1868, 7 p.; London.

Summary:

FN returns Ridley's contribution to the Fund for Training Nurses, as "'silver & gold' [it does] not want, but living heads & hearts & hands like those of [Ridley's] daughters." FN recounts milestones in her life and describes her present illness.

Date:

1868/08

Location:

Existence and Location of Originals:

Wellcome Library - Nightingale

Named Entities Links:

Herbert of Lea, Sidney Herbert, Baron, 1810-1861
Nightingale, Florence, 1820-1910

Subject Links:

Crimean War, 1853-1856
Great Britain. India Office. Sanitary Department