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Spilsbury, Sir Bernard (1877-1947), Forensic Pathologist
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Cases include sudden deaths from a variety of natural causes, accidents (including medical accidents, especially anaesthesia-related), suicide, and criminal abortion, also suspicious deaths of infants, as well as cases of murder and manslaughter. Among the cases of particular interest: 25/13 Veronal poison - large doses over long period; 25/65 blast caused bomb burst in air raid; 25/80 morphine poison suicide; 25/89 acute cocaine poisoning; 25/99 Hodgkin's Disease; 25/133 acute morphine poison suicide; 25/144 run over by trolley bus suicide
There are no cards for a period 22 May until 24 Aug 1944, and relatively few cards for the period Aug-Nov 1944, none for Dec 1944; 3 cards only from 1945, and a single one from 1946



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1 bundle of index cards

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