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Baby Sister Picking Violets – November 1915

Many of the letters I have received in connection with the campaign to raise money for The Scottish Farmer Hospital Fund have been addressed simply to Margaret, Egremont, Cumberland, without mentioning my surname Shanks. Fortunately the post office officials knew … Continue reading

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Sale for the Hospital Bed – November 1915

(More on the Hospital bed) I am writing the afternoon of the day after the sale. There are several letters from readers lying which I may not be able to reply to for days but I hope early next week … Continue reading

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Hospital Bed for France – October 1915

(follow up from Hospital Bed) As several kind readers have sent me generous contributions towards the above, I propose giving a few particulars of my plan for raising money. When the scheme for a Scottish Women’s Hospital for Foreign Service … Continue reading

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An Introduction

(This is the Introduction to the book as written by Angus Mcdonald, I think it is a suitable first post) Margaret Shanks lay in her bed in the ward at Whitehaven Hospital,  Cumberland.  A friend was with her and they … Continue reading

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