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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)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08663 Author/Creator: Hall, Samuel (1740-1807) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Newspapers Date: 29 February 1776-6 March 1776 Pagination: 1

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.

People: Hall, Samuel, 1740-1807.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Military History, Continental Congress, Women's History, Hospital, Health and Medical, Maritime, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs, Diplomacy

Sub Era: The War for Independence