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Guide to the Charles T. Jackson papers, 1871, July 21-Aug. 9, Boston

Summary

ALS and two clippings. The first clipping puts forth W.T.G. Morton's claim to the discovery of the anaesthetic properties of ether. In a letter to Joseph Hale Abbot, Jackson remarks bitterly on this public campaign, led by Drs. Bowditch and Bigelow. Jackson counters in the second clipping with his own claim to the discovery, as substantiated by several foreign juries.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10570
Title
Charles T. Jackson papers, Boston
Date
1871, July 21-Aug. 9
Creator
Jackson, Charles T. (Charles Thomas), 1805-1880
Extent
3 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

ALS and two clippings. The first clipping puts forth W.T.G. Morton's claim to the discovery of the anaesthetic properties of ether. In a letter to Joseph Hale Abbot, Jackson remarks bitterly on this public campaign, led by Drs. Bowditch and Bigelow. Jackson counters in the second clipping with his own claim to the discovery, as substantiated by several foreign juries.

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Charles T. Jackson papers, 1871, July 21-Aug. 9, Boston, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Physician and chemist.


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Provenance

Source unknown

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Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.