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Edith Cavell
28493
Hartford
Brussels, Belgium, B-1930
(32) (2) 910-4772

June 18, 1914

Ms. Charlotte Wilkins
Nurse
Red Cross Hospital
46438 Corner St.
Brussels, Belgium,  B1930


Dear Ms Wilkins,

I have always felt myself to be a women of great strength and character. I have been working in the medical field for over 18 years now and have learned a lot during this time. I have a very deep passion for nursing and got into this field after nursing my father back to health. After this I went to train at the
London Hospital.  

 
I have been working as a nurse for many years now and have many qualifications such as a variety of prior jobs in the nursing area. I worked for some time at
London Hospital as a nurse and later took a bob as a private nurse. During these two jobs I have learned how to deal with many serious illnesses such as typhoid fever, pneumonia, and appendicitis. I also worked as a assistant matron and so I have some talent in organization and leadership. I believe that these qualifications have helped to prepare me for this job of a frontline nurse in our war.   


I would like to give you some time to review my cover letter and resume and hope this will help you to see that I will greatly benefit the Red Cross in my service to out country. I hope to speak to you soon and will be calling you in a matter of time to discuss what you would like to do next. I want to thank you for your time and I hope you can see that I will do my best to aide the Red Cross in their wonderful cause.


Sincerely yours,

Edith Cavell