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Title
In the Senate of the United States, February 14, 1863, ordered to be printed :  Mr. Wilson, from the Committee on Military Affairs and the Militia, submitted the following report : Committee on Military Affairs and the Militia, to whom was referred the petition of Dr. William T. G. Morton, asking compensation for the discovery and gift to his country and mankind of the application of ethereal vapor as a safe and practical anaesthesia, or pain-subduing agent  
Report, Committee on Military Affairs and the Militia, to whom was referred the petition of Dr. William T. G. Morton, asking compensation for the discovery and gift to his country and mankind of the application of ethereal vapor as a safe and practical anaesthesia, or pain-subduing agent
Report [of] the Committee on Military Affairs and the Militia, to whom was referred the petition of Dr. William T. G. Morton, asking compensation for the discovery and gift to his country and mankind of the application of ethereal vapor as a safe and practical anaesthesia, or pain-subduing agent
Name/Creator
United States, Congress., Senate., Committee on Military Affairs., creator
Wilson, Henry, 1812-1875
United States, Congress, Senate., (37th, 3rd session : 1862-1863).
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HMS.COUNT:1122427 
Location
Countway Medicine

Networked Resource
Place of Origin
[Washington
Publisher
G.P.O.]
Language
English
Description
166, ii p. ; 23 cm.
Form/Genre
text

print
Subject
Morton, W. T. G. (William Thomas Green) , 1819-1868 ;  Ether -- Therapeutic use ;  Ether -- United States -- History -- 19th century ;  Anesthesia -- United States -- History -- 19th century

Category
Regulation and Legislation

Medical Education and Practice

Note
Appendix includes a narrative of the discovery of ether as an anesthetic as well as letters from others who claimed to have discovered it.

Committee chairman was Henry Wilson.

Report: p. 1-6.

Appendix: p. 7-166; index to the appendix: p. [i]-ii.
Other Title
  Report ; 37th Congress, no. 89
Other Title


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