Letter to Dr. De'Ath

Dated October 13, 1892

Page 1 of 4

Oct 13/92
Telegraph, Steeple Claydon. Bucks.
Claydon House¹,
My Dear Sir
I venture to enclose a few
criticisms, in which Mrs.
Verney agrees, on your
"Missioner's" Form, as you
desired. I ought to have
returned it before.
I give you joy with all
my heart & soul at the
success of your opening
Lady Lectures - especially
as it appears that at least

1. Claydon House was the home of Lady Parthenope and Sir Harry Verney, Miss Nightingale's sister and brother-in-law. She made an annual visit to Claydon for many years and continued this after Lady Verney died in 1895. Miss Nightingale and Sir Harry Verney, at one time a Member of Parliament, were good friends and he entered much legislation on her behalf.

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