Smith T. An inquiry into the origin of modern anæsthesia, 1867.

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Catalog Record: Smith T. An inquiry into the origin of modern anæsthesia, 1867.

Title: An inquiry into the origin of modern anæsthesia / by the Hon. Truman Smith … .

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Author: Smith, Truman, 1791-1884.

WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 S662 1867 RB

Accession NO.: 2897

Publisher: Hartford : Brown and Gross, 1867.

Physical Description: 165 p. : ill., port. ; 23 cm.

Provenance: Copy 2 signed by Robert Shufaldt Smith and inscribed, “from his loving father, Truman Smith, March 14th/67,” on the front endpaper. Copy 3 is inscribed, “with respects of G.Q. Colton./ Purchased by Ralph M. Waters 1938,” on the front endpaper. Copy 4 is part of the Arthur S. Keats collection and is inscribed, “S.W. Butler M.D. / with the respects of Truman Smith,” on the front endpaper.

Subject: Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Subject: Ether Controversy – letter.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.

Related Names: Ellsworth, P.W. (Pinckney Webster).

Abstract: This book was a republication of a series of articles on the ether controversy written by Truman Smith which appeared in the Medical and Surgical Reporter, edited by S.W. Butler entitled “A lover of truth and justice.” The author republished his series as a book in an effort to achieve a wider circulation of the Horace Wells story.

Content Notes: Includes a concise biography of Horace Wells written by P.W. Ellsworth, [p. 7-13].

General Notes: Copy 6 accession #: 2007.03.08.2 G.

General Notes: Digitized by Northern Micrographics January 8, 2009.