Deposition of Abigail Nightingale (2)

Title

Deposition of Abigail Nightingale (2)

Subject

Testimony of Abigail Nightingale

Description

Testimony of Abigail Nightingale given in the trial of the death of Sarah Grosvenor. Sarah Grosvenor died in 1742 from an infection that resulted from a surgical abortion administered by Dr. John Hallowell. Abigail Nightingale, Sarah's friend, gave testimony sometime between 1745 and 1747. Nightingale's testimony includes a description of the surgical abortion performed by Dr. Hallowell.

Creator

scribe: [unknown]; deponent: Abigail Nightingale

Publisher

Watkinson Library and Trinity College Archives, Trinity College (Hartford, CT)

Date

Nov. 1745 - Mar. 1747

Rights

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Language

English

Type

Text

Coverage

Pomfret, Connecticut

Original Format

Paper manuscript

Files

abigail nightingale 2.png

Citation

scribe: [unknown]; deponent: Abigail Nightingale, “Deposition of Abigail Nightingale (2),” Watkinson Library - Virtual Museum, accessed June 20, 2024, https://watkinsonlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/370.

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