Historic pioneer of modern nursing FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE closing page of a handwritten letter, boldly signed "Florence Nightingale" at the conclusion. Nightingale urgently sends mail to Bombay (which became Mumbai in 1995). Nightingale had a lifelong interest in the sanitation of Bombay and referenced it in several of her works including 'Observations', written in 1863, where she described the insufficient water supply and sanitary amenities.Certified Authentic + Fully Encapsulated PSA/DNA Authentication Services expert examination. GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest Florence Nightingale letters available on the market.Nightingale has written:"...as letters, kindly put on the additional stamps necessary, for which I enclose £1 [penciled in margin] (charging me if not enough) apologizing for trouble I am giving you, on the plea that the four [sic] to Bombay must go to - day. Pray believe me yours faithfully Florence NightingaleO Creighton(?) Esq"Letter measures approx. 6.75"x4.5", entire encapsulate measures 10"x6.5". Portions of the letter have been archivally mended on the reverse. Surface wear and a few small regions of paper-loss as shown. Handwriting and ink are still incredibly bold. Two horizontal and one vertical mailing folds.Own a one of a kind, original piece of history! The perfect gift for the Nurse, or autograph collector. An exceptional investment opportunity, and a truly rare and remarkable find .Sold as is, as shown.
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