4_295 14/6/56
LORD STRATFORD

General Hospital, Balaclava
14 June 1856
Expresses on behalf of the Ladies and Nurses in the hospitals 'deepest acknowledgments' for the Sultan's munificence, all of which they will greatly appreciate; the Sultan ' has treated the sick and wounded of the British Army as his guests; the gift of a beautiful bracelet to her personally is deeply appreciated; she suggests the Lady Nurses should receive ornaments instead of money; for the Sisters of Mercy at Bermondsey and the Sisters at Devonport, a sum of money the proportion to be determined by the amount of service; and to each nurse, money in proportion to length of service and devotion to her work; the money should go to the families of the nurses who died at their posts.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESB. HOSP.
SCHL. NURSE

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