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Spilsbury, Sir Bernard (1877-1947), Forensic Pathologist
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These letters were not found in any particular order but scattered among the other papers:
Thos Davys Manning, MB, 18 Feb 1920 about poisoning by sodium sulphate, with draft of repy by Spilsbury
O F C Bromfield, British Chemical and Dyestuffs Traders' Association Ltd, 9 Jan 1930, on poisoning from fumes of silver cyanide
W N Terry, Department of the War Department Chemist, 13 Oct 1930, on subject of weapon fouling and the Gatheridge case
Mrs Alice Terry, 24 Nov and 7 Dec 1930, on the dangers of using petrol for cleaning
Thomas Vibart Pearce, 24 Feb 1931, enclosing reprint "Three Hundred Cases of Abortion", Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Empire, Vol 37, 1931
J N Jacobson, 25 Jun 1934, letter enclosing reprint of paper "Fractures of the Upper End of the Femur in the Aged" (1932)
Robert R Walls, 15 Feb 1936, enclosing pictures of of James Hepburn, 4th Earl of Bothwell
A G Tansley, 16 May 1936, on plant reactions to wounding
J L Hamilton-Paterson, 13 Jun 1940, enclosing paper with Elsie M Johnson on "Post-Mortem Glycosis"
G H Caiger, 7 Sep 1942, enclosing reprint "The role of the epiglottis in anaesthetic deaths [added in manuscript] (and asyphyxia neonatorum)", Journal of Laryngology and Otology, Vol LVII, 1942
Lt-Col J L Moir, 4 Nov and 7 Dec 1943, sending the section on poisons for his notes on "Fundamental First Aid Treatment to the Injured and Sick" for Spilsbury's expert opinion, also a reprint of a letter from him in The Lancet25 Sep 1943, "First Aid for Fracture of the Lower Jaw"
R H Powell, Griffin and Tatlock Ltd Scientific Instrument Makers, Jun 1945
H E Boldero, Royal College of Physicians, form for personal details, 1945
S Cochrane Shanks, Dean, University College Hospital Medical School, circular letter to members of the School Committee, 28 Jan 1946



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