Smith T. An address to an audience of ladies, 1858.

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Catalog Record: Smith T. An address to an audience of ladies, 1858.
Title: [An address to an audience of ladies.]

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Author: Smith, Truman, 1791-1884.

WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 S662l 1858 RB

Accession NO.: 7338

Publisher: New York : [s.n.], 1858.

Physical Description: 1 broadside ; 21 x 26 cm.

Document Type: Broadside

Subject: Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Subject: Ether Controversy – letter.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.
Subject: Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868.

Type of Trace: Alt. Title
Title: Smith circular on Wells.

Abstract: After successfully derailing Morton’s effort to persuade the U.S. Congress that he was the discoverer of anesthesia, Truman Smith issued this letter to the women of Hartford, Connecticut in an effort to re-iterate the contributions of Horace Wells to the discovery of anesthesia and to dissuade them from supporting Morton’s claim.

General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics March 24, 2009.

General Notes: Letter is dated November 5, 1858.

General Notes: Copy 2 is located at Pam WO 211 E81 S662l 1858 RB. “Pam” in the call number indicates that this item is stored in the RBR pamphlet area in an archival box, by call number.