United States Congress (32nd Congress, 1st Session). Report to the House of Representatives of the United States of America vindicating the rights of Charles T. Jackson to the discovery of the anaesthetic effects of ether vapor and disproving the claims of W.T.G. Morton to that discovery, 1852.

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Presented to the House of Representatives of the United States, on the 28th of August, 1852, by Hon. Edward Stanly, of North Carolina, and Hon. Alexander Evans, of Maryland, Members of the Select Committee on the Ether discovery. Printed by Authority of the Minority of the Committee, 1852.

Catalog Record: United States Congress (32nd Congress, 1st Session). Report to the House of Representatives of the United States of America vindicating the rights of Charles T. Jackson to the discovery of the anaesthetic effects of ether vapor and disproving the claims of W.T.G. Morton to that discovery, 1852.

Title: Report to the House of Representatives of the United States of America vindicating the rights of Charles T. Jackson to the discovery of the anaesthetic effects of ether vapor and disproving the claims of W.T.G. Morton to that discovery / by Edward Stanly and Alexander Evans.

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Author: Stanly, Edward.
Author: Evans, Alexander.

Corp. Author: United States. Congress (32nd, 1st session).

WLM Call Number: WO 211 E81 U5s 1852 RB

Accession NO.: Copy 1, 749 ; Copy 4, RB0917

Publisher: [Washington] : [s.n.], 1852.

Physical Description: 57 p. ; 24 cm.

Document Type: Pamphlet

Provenance: Copy 3 is a part of the Max Sadove collection ; Copy 4 with “Bowdoin College …” written, and “Withdrawn” stamped, on cover ; Cover of copy 5 inscribed by Charles Jackson.

Subject: Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880.
Subject: Ether Controversy – letter.
Subject: Anesthesia – history.
Subject: Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868.

Abstract: This report was issued by the Minority of the House Select Committee on the Ether Discovery in response to the majority report issued in favor of W.T.G. Morton. This document contains testimonies in support of Charles T. Jackson and stresses Jackson’s scientific and intellectual achievements.

General Notes: “Printed by the authority of the minority of the committee” [title page].

General Notes: Presented to the House of Representatives of the United States on the 28th of August 1852.

General Notes: Contains biographical information on Charles T. Jackson.

General Notes: Copy 4 donated to the Wood Library Museum by Dr. Eugene H. Conner, 6/29/2009. Copy 4, in a protective folder.

General Notes: Copy 2 Digitized by Northern Micrographics March 24, 2009.

General Notes: Fulton Stanton catalogue, V: 14.

General Notes: Copy 5 donated to the WLM by Dr. Jacob Mainzer, 9/26/1990.