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To The Editors Of Tlie Jenglisli Womarfs...
social difficulties had been overstated . The work was not too much for courtesy any offered moderatel opposition . After y health three , and the y months person students spent . Some were in and nursing willing of had the in — to doctors the _^ treat during latter me were which with sortie friendl tinie respect experience y I , went n and one
into in ses night sion both under nursing surg the ical — direction - and I entered medical of more one wards directl of the , y resident upon the medical studies officers of the , who first winter kindly in the
g hosp volunteered iven ital me , , hot to to be of g as ive much wan me ted private in , was the instruction wards lent to as me under . I < liked as At a tlie the _> stud to resident same be y _^ and present time apothecary permission a room at surg was and ical
generall operations y to , to make stud all y practical and the at use this of dispensing the time hosp no ital lication I could . was These made privileges for admission , were
gratefull student y accepted as it was ; felt to be most necessary app to avoid establishing a precedent as a of refusal , and it was also expected that many objections wou from ld be
woman graduall ' s y stud removed ying , ( b thoug y no , h uncoriifortable only partially results ) and witli b believe the eing other found that students to arise the . The a
tion medical event of has admitting committee fully Justified women would these students allow expectations that raised it could ther , be e now I don , e several safely . members were of ques the - . Lecturer Che
mistry Towards to join the his close class of , ; and the last I found session my I other was fellow invited intercourse - students by the as The courteous Lecturer on in the
lecture Practical and -rppm belief Chemistry is as that they is had also been little cordiall in difficult all our y read y will y to be raised receive by women . any of into the lecturers his class on , . very
After The my point study where ing an all atomy hesitate six is months in admitting and from considerable books women and into p efforts lates the , prac dissecting have tical been dissec -room made - .
tion b tion y me becomes on to the be part allowed absolutel of the to y work necessary gentleman with , the manag other ing students this . department After some , ( considera of whose - too warmlhe has decided against
rate kindness allowing dissecting me and to liberality -room do this & , I c thoug . cannot to be h he offered speak would to wish women every y and , ) facility that they , such should as a sepa share
removes all the examinations a difficulty every , of the , one other would students have . felt This mor , is e or all less women , thoug want h , , for and the it sake of the causeit would have been ignored or conquered .
been days self I if do of " she exceeding despondency not will can intend grow l , y to to interested into to have speak be an gone departed of enjoyment from the throug studies the and h first , of when . the them " Each th all sense er ; confidence e and woman wi of ll incompetency even probabl must in to the y those decide be possibility moments who alone for have her will or of
remain success month . But seem ' s this advance is no will pro mak of e of all , actual future unfitness work mor . If e interesting you will onl ; y and hold aft on er , every but
thaii that all , we the they do lives usuall not want of y are _oi'dinary to iibw prove . women I that have may rare enjoyed women be the more can work useful do and wonderful and the fulness more things happy of , life
it has brought exceedingly , and thousands of women would have less difficiiliy than 1 have / to that seriouslwishing to stud
medicine In conclusion may hear , I wish more onl particulars ham y Place say by writing any one to A . M . S y . English Woman ' y s
Journal Office , 19 , Lang I remain , W , Ladies . , your obedient servant ¦ ' A . M , S . _^
Open Council* 283
OPEN COUNCIL * 283
. To The Editors Of The Jbnglish Woman's...
. To the Editors of the JBnglish Woman ' s Journal . Permit Ladies me , to make a few remarks on the subject of a letter in your ''
_tTotirhal for May , namely , theMedical Diaconate . . . _..-..
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), June 1, 1861, page 283, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01061861/page/67/