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Wesley Bradshaw

Angel Agnes, or, The heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport ...

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Published by Old Franklin Publishing House in Philadelphia, Pa .
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Statementby Wesley Bradshaw.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination30 p.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17795547M
OCLC/WorldCa6427890

As soon as the doctor came and examined the injury Agnes had sustained, he found that, independent of the fracture of the spine, she was much hurt internally. Green, do not let that subject worry you any more. He was noted about that period for his success in treating bad cases of the fever. Even as she did so Harkness breathed his last.

These sad offices finished, her next care or to see that the body was properly interred in a separate grave by itself—a matter which was quite difficult of accomplishment. The fond mOther who thanked heaven, as she put her children to bed, that she had no signs of the malady, and would be able to nurse them if they got sick, left those little ones orphans before another bedtime came around. But by strict adherence to her original design and method, she kept herself in perfect health and spirits, and in the midst of her labors and anxieties she found time to send daily messages to her mother. I have not got the fever, but night before last, while nursing a child, I carelessly fell asleep—being very much wearied—and fell down stairs. Dat's de rele Jack, suah! They work for money alone, and do not care whether the people they nurse live or die.

On the succeeding Monday, while nursing a poor woman in the northern part of the city, a note was brought to her by the dead-wagon man—the same genius with whom Agnes had had the encounter. He would not go further into the house, however, than the little room immediately in the rear of the store. Thank God for this. Her racked mind and body prevented the mother from quickly comprehending Agnes. Giving the four to her mother, she sat down and opened her own. I know by this you have forgiven me.


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Arnold gave Agnes her approbation to go and perform her Christian duty to the sufferers at Shreveport. Most women would have been terrified at such a scene as was at this moment presented or Miss Arnold. He was completely astonished upon finding how favorably the surviving cases had turned out, and he held quite a long conversation with Agnes in regard to what she had done, after which he remarked: "Indeed, Miss Arnold, I must confess to you that I feel disposed to credit these recoveries entirely to your faithful and intelligent nursing.

No, mother, I feel The heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport . book I must go, and you must consent and give me your best blessing.

Agnes never was without her Bible, and bethinking herself that its holy words would have a good effect upon Theresa, she quickly opened it as chance directed. With a deep sigh, Agnes allowed the corpse to sink gradually down again upon the bed, composed the limbs, closed the eyes, and bound up the fallen jaw.

Start your review of Angel Agnes The Heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport Write a review Nov 29, Darryl rated it it was ok This fantastical novella describes the short life of Agnes Arnold, a young Christian woman who, having been spurned by the man she loved, decides to travel to Shreveport, Louisiana induring the height of the city's yellow fever epidemic, in order to nurse and minister to the sick and dying.

Meet me in heaven. For God's sake! Shortly after noon, also, the baby began to exhibit symptoms of being ill. Whole families are being swept out of existence, and have no one to help or nurse them.

I will stay and nurse him. More devoted even than before, did she now become in her ministrations to the sick and suffering people of Shreveport. He has a noble disposition. At this juncture the doctor entered in a hurried manner. Arnold's heart together, and the same advancing year rendered sweeter and sweeter the fragrance of those unseen yet ever-present buds and blossoms, that created a perpetual summer in their minds and affections.

Bidding her two patients farewell, Agnes hastened away to the new scene of duty.

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The last family The heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport . book Agnes nursed lived in the northern portion of the city, and consisted of a mother and three children; the youngest a baby twelve months old.

O, mother dear, I must go. Come, Death, O come," said Agnes, as she was seized with a paroxysm of pain. But sweet, good, kind mother, I will meet you again above, in that better land where there is no sin, no pain, no anguish, but where all is light and love and immortality. Arnold, glancing anxiously at her daughter.

Agents wanted in every town. The fond mother who thanked heaven, as she put her children to bed, that she had no signs of the malady, and would be able to nurse them if they got sick, left those little ones orphans before another bedtime came around. Manufacturers, suppliers and others provide what you see here, and we have not verified it.

Angel Agnes The Heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport

But Mr. I really begin to wish I was a woman myself, so that if I should get the fever I might have you to nurse me well again. I hope there are not many nurses of that description. Bisbee, Chestnut St. Daily the telegraph flashed to all parts of the land the condition of Shreveport, until the operators themselves were cut down by the disease and carried to the graveyard.

But it is true enough sometimes, that many of these 'grandmother remedies' as The heroine of the Yellow Fever Plague in Shreveport .

book call them, are more efficacious than any others. No, mother, I feel that I or go, and you must consent and give me your best blessing. Miss Arnold, you are worth all our nurses; and really I'm afraid all us physicians also put together.

This fantastical novella describes the short life of Agnes Arnold, a young Christian woman who, having been spurned by the man she loved, decides to travel to Shreveport, Louisiana induring the height of the city's yellow fever epidemic, in order to nurse and minister to the sick and dying/5.

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