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¦ ««»~ To The Editors Of The English Wom...
to their of support this class as permanent have been alread inmates . receive Several d the app number lications , also in behalf of those of persoas y ;
who seek admission as ordinary inmates is increasing , while , neither , the an present increase premises It is nor most the desirable present income in particular of the charity to provide are adequate accommodation to such
rooms for the can reception be . allotted of whole . This families must , , for depend whom on in the , tlie success present of house the onl plan y two for enlarging the house , but would of course be a great gain to the charity in
every So much way . " for extracts from the printed report ; and now it simply remains tion for me it to was add satisfactory , that in looking to observe over that the the record benefits of admissions of the " House into the of Charity institu " -
- shared were , restricted alike ; all to being no especial treated reli as gious the bod suffering y ; that children baptized of and the unbaptized Universal Father .
I am , dear Friends , yours y sincerely ,
A . M . H . W .
Open Council. 353
OPEN COUNCIL . 353
To The Editor Of The English Woman's Jou...
To the Editor of the English Woman ' s Journal . Algiers , Nov . 18 th , 1859 ,
Madam , I have read the admirable and touching article on female labor in in the most " Times of the " of countrie the 8 th s , with of the intense civilised interest earth , and bthis so no time doubt and have no women doubt y
before this you have received shoals of letters full of , gratitude and suggestions I nave a tew . words to say : tke ci Times " is perfectly right in saying this
discussion before the public has not ere come this , too that soon it . has The not wonder been in our only dail is y that and it weekl has y not papers come augmenting for months and dai years lis past not ; of the yesterday grievance is I not think new no , the other evil suffering , though perhaps class in
_[ England would have y , been so silent , as . that of the ill _i _) aid educated women who are working for their bread . And it is certain that on no other subject would there have been so much
ing discussion about a in great private mass circles of thoug , and _ht so and little interest in the public on this papers subject . There . Here is floatr even it is a constant topic of conversation . I was astonished to find that an
Archdeacon of new and of honorable the Church work of Eng for land women was , — so for deep ladies ly convinced , the sisters of the , wives necessity , or his daughters , in of aiding doctors Dr , . lawyers Elizabeth , etc Blackwell ., —that he to had soine her years medical ago done studies all in at
a London power hospital of which he is governorthinking pursue not only that womenwant women doctorsbut that women must , enter into new fields of labor . Now here as you , say is the delicate question . All the occupations you
benefit mention . for Certainly women women might no mi doubt glit be be clerks admirabl , mi y ght filled work by them telegrap , and hs , to mi their ght spect enter schools into the but " immense after all field is not of this paid rather social a labor list / ' and for an examine educated and lady
into choose from , ? We imist say we think it is sorry and we should be inclined to extend it , and to take in the healing art as , one suited to the capacities of women , and one which lias been for ages included in their sphere . There are
gained at present at least in Paris an income many very of ten eminent thousan medical d francs women for many , one of years whom . The lias as female male doctors physicians have . diplomas , and in their branch of medicine rank as high _,
medicine clerks We , ask ot , keep most telegrap educated hs , wome ¦ than n to whether enter into they a would profession like better like that to be of
vol . iv . . 2 b
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Jan. 1, 1860, page 353, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01011860/page/65/