Dwinelle WH. The casket and the ribbon, or, the honors of ether, 1849.
Catalog Record: Dwinelle WH. The casket and the ribbon, or, the honors of ether, 1849.
Title: The casket and the ribbon, or, The honors of ether / by William H. Dwinelle.
Author: Dwinelle, William H.
WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 D993 1849 RB
Accession No.: 7316
Publisher: Baltimore : John W. Woods, printer, 1849.
Physical Descrip: 28 p. ; 22 cm
Document Type: Pamphlet
Subject: Ether Controversy – Letter.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.
Subject: Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868.
Abstract: Dwinelle was a supporter of William T.G. Morton in the Ether Controversy. In this document, he draws on Congressional Report No. 114 and a dissenting minority report by F.W. Lord & J.W. Jones to reiterate his support for Morton.
General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics August 25, 2008.
General Notes: Originally published in the American Journal of Dental Science.
General Notes: The “casket” refers to a small silver box containing $1000 which was presented to W.T.G. Morton by the trustees of the Massachusetts General Hospital while he was living in poverty as a result of his dispute with Jackson. The “ribbon” refers to the award presented to Charles Thomas Jackson in recognition for his discovery of anesthesia.