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Dearest Friend The Correspondence of Colleagues Florence Nightingale and Mary Jones

Dearest Friend The Correspondence of Colleagues Florence Nightingale and Mary Jones "D exes t Friend3' The Conespondence of Colleagues Florence Nightingale and Mary Jones JOANN G. WIDERQUIST Department of Nursing Saint Mary's College Florence Nightug&, superintendent of nurses at Scutari, Turkey, during the Crimean War, and Mary Jones, superintendent of St. John's House, London, began a fod and rather cool exchange of letters over Nightin- gale's maanent of St. John's House nurses in Scutari. Flo~n~ Nightingale rermed four of them %bbidity gibbetsn and arranged to have thun sent home. Mary Jones defended her nurses and so gained Florence Nightin- gale's respect.' In 1860, when the Nightingale Fund began the Nightingale Training School ar St. Thomas Hospital, Nighringale wrote to Mary Jones for advice on numerous rnamrs-even the cmr of tea and sugar connected with the That the collegial relationship bemme a friendship was reflected in their change of salutations to "Dearest kid" and Very dearest fiend." ]ones also referred to Florence Nightugale as Wearest Mistress," even though Nightingale died heavily on Jones's expert advim hut all rnanner of nursing issues. Some of those issues were: the training of midwives at Kmg's CoUegc Hospital; hospital construcrion and management; work- house and district nursing in Liverpool and other cities; Indian nursing; sanitary http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nursing History Review Springer Publishing

Dearest Friend The Correspondence of Colleagues Florence Nightingale and Mary Jones

Nursing History Review , Volume 1 (1): 18 – Jan 1, 1993

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"D exes t Friend3' The Conespondence of Colleagues Florence Nightingale and Mary Jones JOANN G. WIDERQUIST Department of Nursing Saint Mary's College Florence Nightug&, superintendent of nurses at Scutari, Turkey, during the Crimean War, and Mary Jones, superintendent of St. John's House, London, began a fod and rather cool exchange of letters over Nightin- gale's maanent of St. John's House nurses in Scutari. Flo~n~ Nightingale rermed four of them %bbidity gibbetsn and arranged to have thun sent home. Mary Jones defended her nurses and so gained Florence Nightin- gale's respect.' In 1860, when the Nightingale Fund began the Nightingale Training School ar St. Thomas Hospital, Nighringale wrote to Mary Jones for advice on numerous rnamrs-even the cmr of tea and sugar connected with the That the collegial relationship bemme a friendship was reflected in their change of salutations to "Dearest kid" and Very dearest fiend." ]ones also referred to Florence Nightugale as Wearest Mistress," even though Nightingale died heavily on Jones's expert advim hut all rnanner of nursing issues. Some of those issues were: the training of midwives at Kmg's CoUegc Hospital; hospital construcrion and management; work- house and district nursing in Liverpool and other cities; Indian nursing; sanitary

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Nursing History ReviewSpringer Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1993

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