America's First Trained Nurse

In 1872 America's first nursing school opened at Roxbury, Massachusetts, and Linda Richards became its first graduate. She accepted a post as night superintendent at Bellevue Hospital in New York. conditions were primitive. There was not enough heat and any night work had to be done by candlelight. Patiently, stubbornly, Linda instituted reforms that brought humane conditions into the wards and raised the standards of nursing.Her...

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Devotional somnium, or, A Collection of prayers and exhortations

The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subtitle: Uttered by Miss Rachel...

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