Nightingale on 31 August 1854

The following three scenarios are excerpted from 31 August 1854 narrative.

 
 

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Establishment for Gentlewomen during Illness
1 Upper Harley Street,
the corner house at Weymouth Street
St. Marylebone Parish, Greater London

Thursday afternoon, 31 August 1854

 
 

John would soon be knocking to say the cab was waiting. She sensed her irritation mounting, but she had no intention of rising to this bait. Eventually the Matron stopped kvetching.

After a few more moments, the Superintendent began speaking calmly to Mrs. Clarke. . . .

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