Lot 104 of 145:
Autograph Letter signed from Florence Nightingale  

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$500 - $800

Title:
Autograph Letter, signed from Florence Nightingale

Author:
Nightingale, Florence

Place:
London

Publisher:

Date:
Jan. 22, [18]93

Description:
3 page autograph letter, signed, in pencil, on a single folded sheet, 6x3¾ when folded. Florence Nightingale (1820-1910) is best remembered as a pioneer in the field of nursing and a reformer of hospital sanitation methods. In the present letter she writes to a Miss Brooke Hunt: "Thank you very much for your letter & for the beautiful "violets" of your boys. Please tell them so. I am so sorry that they are in want of work. May I send you a little contribution to their common fund?" and she goes on to suggest that Miss Hunt submit examples of her artwork to exhibit in Chicago. Signed in closing: "God bless you & your boys. Ever yours sincerely, F. Nightingale."

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Crease from mailing, two chips from head of second page where removed from album, some smudging to text; else very good.


 
Item number:
195423
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