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Dear Dr. Nichols: Letters About Treatment

Letter about returning TB patient, 1908

Letter about returning TB patient, 1908

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Maine State Archives

Nichols apparently responded positively because the caretaker wrote back to negotiate the price. Nichols must have responded again.

Finally, the caretaker wrote to Nichols on August 21, 1908, two weeks after the first letter, apparently satisfied with the financial terms.

"Please let me know the earliest date when you can have her come. for she is so anxious to go," she wrote.

Between June 1907 and June 1908, the sanatorium treated six incipient patients, 66 moderately advanced patients and 34 far advanced patients. No deaths were reported.