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    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, August 28, 1870

    • Charities ; Crimean War ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Fund Raising ; Hospitals, Military ; Military Nursing ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • Nightingale responds to Madame Schwabe's concerns regarding the efficacy of the British war relief for the Franco-Prussian War. She sympathizes with Schwabe, but maintains the necessity of working with the National Society for Aid to the Sick and...
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, December 27, 1870

    • Charities ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Fund Raising ; Military Nursing ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • Nightingale writes to Madame Schwabe about a difficult associate in the Franco-Prussian War relief effort. Later she talks about her brother-in-law, Sir Harry Verney. She also expresses grief about the sadness of the war. Though thankful that...
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, December 28, 1870

    • Charities ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Fund Raising ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • With this letter, Nightingale forwards a donation from Reverand John Denman, Rector of Newmarket, to Madame Schwabe for the War Victims' Fund Society. She also complements Mr. Denman for actively collecting contributions for all the Franco-Prussian...
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, January 23, 1871

    • Charities ; Equipment and Supplies ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Military Nursing ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Prisoners ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • Nightingale responds to Madame Schwabe about obtaining carbolized lint for use in Berlin, presumably for treating the wounded of the Franco-Prussian War. She also gives an update on the situation concerning a German prisoner in Calais.
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, July 15, 1866

    • Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Nursing ; War -- Austria ; War -- Germany.
    • In a private letter to her friend Madame Schwabe, Nightingale discusses her busy schedule, the many patients that arrive to see her daily, and her unending need to help them. She also talks about the schedule of her brother-in-law, Sir Harry...
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, November 17, 1870

    • Charities ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Fund Raising ; Hospitals, Military ; Military Nursing ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • Nightingale writes to her friend Mrs. Schwabe about expenses and difficulties associated with their war relief and hospital funding support during the Franco-Prussian War.
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, November 7, 1870

    • Charities ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Fund Raising ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Military Nursing ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • Nightingale responds to Madame Schwabe concerning their relief work for the Franco-Prussian War. Topics of discussion include the nature of Nightingale's work, Aid Society activities and leadership, and distributions to other related charities.
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, October 13, 1870

    • Charities ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Fund Raising ; Hospitals, Military ; Military Nursing ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • Regarding the Franco-Prussian War relief, Nightingale is sympathetic to Madame Schwabe's complaints about the British National Society for Aid to the Sick and Wounded in War ( the "Aid Society"), but she also explains her relationship to that...
    • Florence Nightingale letter to Madame Schwabe, September 21, 1866

    • Charities ; Famous Persons -- Great Britain ; Fund Raising ; Hospitals, Military ; Military Nursing ; Nurses -- Collected Correspondence ; Relief Work ; War -- France ; War -- Germany.
    • In this letter, Nightingale explains to Madame Schwabe how to get funds to Princess Alice of Hesse Darmstadt, daughter of Queen Victoria, for her charity aiding the sick and wounded of the Austro-Prussian War. Nightingale also makes reference to...

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