Stearns HP. The discovery of anæsthesia.

WLMD ID: abys

Catalog Record: Stearns HP. The discovery of anæsthesia.

Title: The discovery of anaesthesia.

AccessKey: abys

Author: Stearns, Henry Putnam, 1828-
Author: McManus, James.

WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 St31 RB oversized

Accession NO.: Copy 1, 7339 ; Copy 2, RB9617

Publisher: [s.l. : s.n., 18–?].

Physical Description: 1 broadside ; 28 X 19 cm.

Subject: Anesthesia in dentistry.
Subject: Wells, Horace, 1815-1848.
Subject: Ether Controversy – letter.
Subject: Dentists – Connecticut.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.

Abstract: This is a petition to the Connecticut General Assembly jointly issued by H.P. Stearns and James McManus on behalf of the state medical and dental associations to request a sum of several thousand dollars for the construction of a monument commemorating the discovery of anesthesia by Horace Wells. This petition chronicles Wells’ experiments and discovery to Morton’s public demonstration, all in light of Wells’ critical role in the discovery.

General Notes: Signed in print by H.P. Stearns and Jas. McManus.

General Notes: This document is not dated.

General Notes: Copy 2 on oversized shelf, in a protective enclosure.

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