Historic pioneer of modern nursing FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE handwritten partial letter, signed "Nightingale" in the text. The letter is dated August 16th '87, she writes to her friend "Mrs Robertson" regarding the transfer of goods from her niece Mrs. Shore Smith along with several other errands that she needs done.
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"Claydon Aug. 16/87
Dear Mrs. Robertson,
Thank you for all you have done for me - Mrs. Shore Smith is gone into Scotland for 2 months - Would you kindly transfer her eggs to Mifs. Cropland Nightingale Home St. Thomas Hospital. Sending the eggs to Mrs. Wardroper too, as heretofore - are you kindly able to send a little grass to the cats at South so alths' wild flowers for their people are no more? I hope you & Mr Robertson & your children are well & I hope to see you before I leave Claydon. Best I have been so very poorly lately. If Mrs. [sic] likes to have butter & cream every day while I am here"
Letter measures approx. 7.5"x 4.5" and is in good condition, all of the writing remains bold and legible. Toning and a mailing fold consistent with age and storage.
A handsome and impressive addition to the collection of the Medical collector, Nurse, history buff, or autograph collector. An exceptional investment opportunity, and a truly rare and remarkable find.
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