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WILLIAM RATHBONE

35 South Street, Park Lane W
16 Jan. 1869
,Private and Confidential% F.N.'s objections to the publication of the Memoir of Agnes Jones written by her sister; it would have a disastrous effect upon the workhouse nursing work especially in the minds of men such as Sir John McNeill, Mr. Villiers, Mr. Goschen, Mr. Wyatt of St. Pancras and many more; 'Mr. Rathbone, besides being the benefactor of the Liverpool Workhouse, the creator of the Workhouse Nursing, has been the creator of Agnes herself by raising her out of all this insufferable Evangelical and family twaddle - It was Liverpool Workhouse made her what she became.' 12p draft B.M. Add.MSS.47754.f.215

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