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A. L. Peirson letter to W. T. G. Morton, 1847

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Title:
A. L. Peirson letter to W. T. G. Morton, 1847
Description:
Copy of a letter addressed to Morton, describing Peirson's successful surgical amputations employing ether anesthesia.
Creator:
Peirson, A. L. (Abel Lawrence), 1794-1853.
Date:
November 22, 1846
Format:
Documents
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Manuscripts and Archives
Peirson, A. L. (Abel Lawrence), 1794-1853. LinkPapers of Abel Lawrence Peirson, 1812-1905 (inclusive), 1812-1866 (bulk). [B MS c24]
Subjects:
Ether
Anesthesia
Peirson, A. L. (Abel Lawrence), 1794-1853
Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green), 1819-1868
Amputation
Extent:
3 manuscript pages, bound.
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Notes:
Peirson, A. L. (Abel Lawrence), 1794-1853. Letterbook, 1829-1852. [B MS b54.5]
Gift of Mrs. Lot M. Hamlin, Jr., to the Boston Medical Library, 1957.
Identifier:
B MS b54.5, f. 86-87.