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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: 23/3 cyanide; 23/5 silicosis; 23/13 treatment by M&B; 23/14 run over by train; 23/30, 37 aspirin poison; 23/81 Novosteb treatment for syphilis; 23/113 poison Soneryl; 23/142 poison Sanizal; 23/229 barbiturate (Soneryl) poison; 23/320 barbiturate poison ?Amytal
NB cards for this year begin at 10 Mar

The following cases are already in the public domain:
23/133 manslaughter of R J Bloomfield
23/153 judicial execution J E Keyle
23/287 Rex v Brimacombe murder



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1 box of index cards

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