Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)HM/177
TitleAutograph letter, signed from J. Hilary Bonham Carter
Extent2 items
Date8 February 1862
DescriptionDiscusses Florence Nightingale and the new Army Medical Warrant; comment made in an American paper 'Northerner' that they are more advanced in hygiene management of their troops, although Bonham Carter comments the mortality rate in the North American army is 'seven times the mortality in our army during the China expedition'; anti-slavery views.

Includes the envelope which states 'Bonham Carter, War Office, Feb[urar]y 10/62'
Access StatusOpen


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