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Hall, Samuel (1740-1807) New-England chronicle, or the Essex gazette. [Vol 8, no. 396, (February 29 to March 6, 1776)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08663 Author/Creator: Hall, Samuel (1740-1807) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Newspaper Date: 29 February 1776-6 March 1776 Pagination: 4 p. ; 37.5 x 24.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Includes a call for female nurses needed for the Continental hospitals. " ... Wanted for the General Hospital, a number of Nurses for the houses at Cambridge and Roxbury, the preference will be given to Boston and Charlestown women, and some men labourers, as assistant to nurses ... " Also prints the proceedings of the Admiralty Court and news from London including the, "Government Plan of Negotiation with America." Printed by Samuel Hall.

Background Information:

People: Hall, Samuel, 1740-1807

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental CongressWomen's HistoryHospitalHealth and MedicalMaritimeGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsDiplomacy

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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