Harriet Martineau to Reeve

Scope and Content

Ambleside. Three sheets, the 3rd an extract of a report entitled 'Extract from a 'Report made to the Legislature of Massachusetts on Idio[t]cy.'' (Dr Howe, Chairman of the Commissioners.) 1848. Personal business; 'Report on Idiocy' by Dr Howe; Mary Carpenter's book; Nightingale on the scarcity of Nurses. Family and health news; American Civil War affairs.