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Burroughs Wellcome & Co, Private Letter Book 14

Date
June - September 1903



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** The original item is too fragile to be produced. The microfiche version, reference AMS/MF/189, will be produced instead. **

Letterbook consisting of copies of internal and external letters sent by the head office of Burroughs Wellcome & Co, Snow Hill, June - September 1903.

Topics covered in this letterbook include the day-to-day running of the business, with detailed correspondence with the Burroughs Wellcome productions site in Dartford and also the branches in Sydney and Cape Town. Iinternal correspondence covers such administrative details as terms of employment and recruitment.

There is also correspondence with Burroughs Wellcome's Travelling Salesmen, such letters include discussion on such topics as sales techniques, the opening of new markets, the threat from rival companies and BW&Co products over which complaints have arisen.

A great deal of the correspondence in this Letterbook is with various businesses and publications over their infringement of BW&Co's 'Tabloid' trade mark. There is also correspondence with the Oxford English Dictionary over the uncredited appearance in the dictionary of the BW&Co trade mark 'Hazeline'.

Also included is correspondence with the Wellcome Physiological Research Laboratories.

1000 pages used. Index as follows:

Leão ANZALAK (re) 177/8
Clifford ALLBUTT 211
J A ATKINSON (Traveller) 467, 686 (re a tender for the Egyptian Army to be supplied with BW&Co drugs), 806, 926
ALLCOCK MANUFACTURING CO 568
Sarah Ann AUSTIN (re) 750
A AERTS 827

BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO (Dartford) 2/4, 10, 15, 21/3, 25/7, 29/31, 36, 38/9, 52, 54, 56/8, 63/4, 66/71, 79/80, 85, 88/9, 96/7, 112/4, 116/8, 121, 123/4, 126/8, 133, 136/9, 142, 147, 152/3, 157/8, 162/7, 185/6, 190, 198, 200/3, 209/10, 213, 216, 219, 221/2, 224, 231/2, 238, 246/8, 254, 259, 261, 263/4, 265, 267, 270, 282/3, 286, 292/3, 295, 306, 310/1, 313, 322, 324, 326, 327A, 328, 332, 334/5, 337, 339, 341, 346, 348/50, 357/8, 360, 368/9, 374, 376, 379/80, 383/4, 386/7, 392, 400, 403, 407/10, 423, 425, 429/30, 434, 436, 438/40, 442/6, 452/3, 459/60, 469, 475, 478, 486, 494, 500/1, 506, 510, 512, 520/4, 529/30/31, 535/7, 542, 549/50, 554/6, 567, 574/5, 577, 579, 584/6, 595, 597/600, 605/7, 613, 616, 618/9, 624/7, 629, 632, 649/50, 655/6, 661/2, 665/6, 668, 670/3, 675/83, 685, 687/9, 694/5, 698, 700/2, 704, 706/7, 709, 711/5, 721, 724, 726/8, 730, 734, 737/8, 740/2, 744, 746/7, 750, 752, 756, 769/71, 784, 790/1, 796/8, 801, 804/5, 812, 814, 816, 819/22, 828/9, 832, 835/6, 841/2, 851/3, 859, 861, 863, 865/7/8, 870, 872, 874/6, 882, 885/6, 895/8, 900/1, 905, 907, 909, 914/5, 920, 922/5, 929, 941, 943/4, 947, 954/7, 961, 965, 966, 984, 986/8, 992/3, 995/7, 1000
BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO (Sydney) 40/50, 52/3, 100/2, 106, 154, 167/72, 180, 182/3, 185, 243, 248, 250, 252, 276 (cancelled), 298/305, 307, 350/1, 404/5, 406/7, 414/20, 484/94, 532/3, 545/9, 630, 748/51, 757, 761, 764/6, 833/6, 881/2, 886, 888/90, 902/3, 906, 957/61, 968/77, 979
BURROUGHS WELLCOME & CO (Cape Town) 55, 110/2, 114, 156, 190, 195/8, 256/7, 314/5, 363/6, 427, 501/2, 505/6, 557, 628, 771/6, 843/4, 901, 904, 984/5, 987/90
Miss BRADBURY (re) 73
J F BURNETT (Traveller) 103 (on sending specimens of 'Soloid' preparations of Suprarenal Gland to important medical men), 218, 263, 397 (on complaints over 'Tabloid' Hypodermic Cocaine), 562, 703, 705 (queryin Burnett's work in selling Wellcome Brand Chemicals to Chemists), 729, 754, 858, 909
Miss J BROWNE 132
BARCLAY & SONS 149, 825
Miss BARTLETT (re Miss WELLS) 173
BARTON SMITH & HOWDEN 175
G P BLANCHFLOWER (Traveller) 212, 269, 323, 338, 569, 731
H S BRENTON, ESQ (MARKBY STEWART & CO) 658, 691
BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICAN PROTECTORATE (See Dr FLOYER)
George BELL & SONS 241
Mrs H S BRENTON 272
B K BIDDY (ref) 281
A BISHOP & SON 288
BOARD OF CUSTOMS (H.M.) 312
BAIRD & TATLOCK 317
BANK OF AUSTRALASIA 339, 887
BEECH, ESQ 342
L H BAX (re) 346
A E BLACK 354
Peter BOA 367
W L BRENTON (MARKBY STEWART & CO) 384
Jesse BOOT, BOOTS DRUG CO LTD 424, 507
BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL (Ed) 441, 453
Sir Thomas BARLOW 552
T H BAILEY (Traveller) 563
BARRON HARVEYS & CO (re RICHARDSON & CO) 581
C BARTON (re A C STUMBLES) 602
William BRANDT SONS & CO 603
BRYANT & CO 647, 692
Mr BATEMAN (Messrs J C J FIELD LTD) (re W P JACKSON 651
LT. COL. E BUTT (Simla) 669
Henry James BURT (re) 714
A E C BURFIELD (re) 714
BARKER-BARBER (Sheffield) 759
BOWMAN (Messrs GOODALL BACKHOUSE & CO) 769
BOLTON (re) 804
BURGOYNE BURBIDGES & CO 826
Charles BAUSS (Antwerp) 827

C COLLINGWOOD 1
J C CATTO (re) 36, 37, 228, 231, 266, 346
C H R CHRISTIE 95, 176, 253
COOK SON & CO 130
CROSSE & BLACKWELL 131, 240 (on a note in the "Clifton Church Parish Magazine", which speaks of "rennet tabloids" being issued by the firm. BW&Co remind them that the term was registered by them as a trade mark), 271, 402
COWLEY & CO (re DURRELL) 175
Mr CASSON (re W H SLATER) 208
CONCENTRATED HOP CO (See J D HIGGINS) 587, 657, 660, 691 (re), 856
CONCENTRATED BEER CO LTD 287 (on their use of the term 'Tabloid')
CUSTOMS (See BOARD OF)
F CURRY (Traveller) 323, 559, 945
CUMMINGS BROTHERS 479, 613
J & T CRAIG (& CO) 531
Mr CLUFF (re T J GREEN) 637
Miss COOPER (re F J GREEN) 637
Ernest CLARKE (M.D.) 690
Mr COWING (re Miss Jane Margaret WACKETT) 716
C M CHADWICK 758
A E CURTIS 759
H J CAMPBELL 768
J A COLLINS (? H) 801, 812
H COOKE 839
George CURLING WYMAN & CO 857
Dr G H COLE (Sydney) (re) 898, 978
C J CHRISTIE 933/6, 1002/3
Susie E CROCKFORD (re) 937, 944
Dr COTTA (re) 949
A S CAMPKIN 994
CHURCH & SON 994

Dr W DOWSON, Director, Wellcome Physiological Research Laboratories, 1, 11, 32, 143, 245, 277, 290, 346, 411, 443, 500, 527, 543/4 (sending specimens of Extract Cannabis Indica), 565, 596 (specimen of Extract of Ergot), 612, 682, 747, 804, 841, 925, 949, 963/4 (re a query from a medical man relating to best strength of solution of BW&Co products for use to arrest haemmorrhage following circumcision), 965A, 983
Charles DELACRE & CO 17, 75, 174, 330, 458, 468, 513/4, 591, 952/3
Dr Ludwig DARMSTAEDTER 24, 739
J W DRYSDALE 51, 428
G A DIENER (re) 129/31
DAVY HILL & CO 150, 395, 824
R W DOYNE 155, 399, 471, 545, 611, 921, 995
C DEAYTON (DEAYTON'S STORES) 175
E R DURRELL (re) 175
DAKIN BROTHERS (re W H SLATER) 208
DAILY EXPRESS, The Editor 294 (on advert in the Express for Concentrated Beer, which infringed BW&Co's 'Tabloid' trade mark)
DRESDENER CHEMISCHE LABORATORIUM (See LINGNER)
Samuel DAW (re) 401/2
J DRESCHFELD 447
A DERNEVILLE (Brussels) 463/6, 515/6, 638/9
D DAVIES 499
Ludwig DEUSS (re) 527
DISPENSARY LTD, THE (re) 525
G C DUSANT 579
E H DIGBY (re) 714
W A DUNKERLEY (re Miss WACKETT) 719
Captain H E M DOUGLAS 720
DIRECTOR GENERAL, MINISTER OF INTERIOR, VIENNA 818
Henry DAVIS & CO 946
DARTNALL 998

ELKIN & HENRIQUES 32/4, 229, 359, 746
EVANS SONS LESCHER & WEBB 98, 525/6, 857
EVANS GADD & CO LTD 262
L L EGAN (re) 750
Edgar EVANS (re) 814
Thomas EVANS & CO (Manchester) (re Guy GUDGEON) 827

C URQHART FISHER 5
Max FISCHER (Cairo) 6/8, 762
A CHUNE FLETCHER 30, 184, 216, 222, 265, 325, 456, 617
G FORZANI (Genoa) 59/60, 226/7, 421/2, 614/5
S W FAIRCHILD (FAIRCHILD BROTHERS & FOSTER) 86, 449A/B
FORBES & HAVILAND 87, 115, 143, 285, 340, 381/2, 413, 451, 663/4, 777/82, 911
FAIRCHILD BROTHERS & FOSTER 109, 255, 390, 448, 503/4
FOSTER PORTER & CO LTD 129
E FISHER (re) 149/51
Miss FREELIN 181
Alan FLETCHER 186, 285C
Dr FLOYER, Port Johnston, British Central African Protectorate, East Africa, 214
FINLAY & HODGSON 344
Dr S FRIED, Vienna 370
James N FROOD 476, 654
Sir Thomas R FRASER 755
G W FORTESCUE 795
Louis FRANCK (Antwerp) 827
FRY MIERS & CO 869
John FABER PENCIL WORKS LTD (Nuremburg) 938

Dr D GENESE (Baltimore) (See ELKIN & HENRIQUES) 33/4
E H GAUSDEN (re) 61
F P GISBORNE 66
GIONGO DALMAZZO & CO 159, 237, 251, 277/8, 372/3, 375, 509, 684, 807/11, 981/2
Miss GEARING (re) 181
H G GEARISH (re Miss GEARING) 181
Henry GADD (See EVANS GADD) No page number
C H GOUGH 264A
W A GOODALL (re C ROSS) 289, 315
John GLAISTER 327
D & W GIBBS LTD (re RICHARDSON & CO) 582
F T GREEN (re) 637
Rev. T GIBSON (re Mary V PITKIN) 666
GOODALL BACKHOUSE & CO (See BOWMAN) 769
R GRAY & SON 788
Dr W G GYTON 794
John J GRIFFIN & SONS 823, 883, 927/8, 999
Guy GUDGEON (re) 827

W HOUGHTON & CO (Cairo) 18
A T HILL (Burroughs Wellcome & Co) 28, 70, 72, 134, 140, 215, 336, 433, 459, 474, 483A, 619
HARKER STAGG & MORGAN 99
J W HULL (Traveller) 103, 160, 405, 561 (on a decrease in Hull's sales), 634, 733, 830, 907, 942, 956
J D HIGGINS (CONCENTRATED HOP CO) 120, 244, 329, 519, 587, 657, 660, 691 (re), 856
HOWDEN (See BARTON-SMITH & HOWDEN)
E W HARPER (Traveller, India) 179 (on sending BW&Co samples to Inspector General of Prisons, India
F J HANDFORD (re) 228, 231, 333
G HOUGHTON & SONS (Holborn) 271, 320/1, 648
HEALTH PUBLISHING CO 319 (on the misuse of the 'Tabloid' trade mark)
A B HECTOR (Burroughs Wellcome & Co) 345, 837, 980
Mr HASKER (re Miss SCHUBERT) 540
E S HARMER (re) 583
HENGSTENBERG SCHULZ & CO (Hamburg) (re) 603/4
C J HEWLETT & SONS 640
J HICKS & SONS (re W P JACKSON) 652
HOOPER STRUVE & CO LTD 658
C O HUMPHREYS & SON 700
H HOBBS 758
HARRISON PARKINSON & CO (See JACKSON)
Dr A HIBBERT 768
J R HAMMOND (re) 787/8, 794/5
R HOVENDEN & SONS 873, 891
HUNT BROS (re) 814
F HERBERT (re) 859
W C HORNE & SONS 939

P M JUSTICE 592
W P JACKSON (re) 651/3
J S JOYCE (re) 750
John JACKSON (HARRISON PARKINSON & CO) 767, 826
W A JONES, JAMAICA AGENCY 822
JAMAICA AGENCY (See JONES)

M KRIS (Vienna) (BW&Co agent in Austria) 20, 90, 161,188/9, 217, 234, 243, 258, 280, 283, 369, 385, 449, 524, 544, 656, 679, 706, 727, 752, 755, 763/4, 783, 793, 814, 999
B KUHN 396, 450, 692
D L KIRKPATRICK (Traveller, Ireland) 431, 722, 723, 725, 732, 743, 745, 803, 858, 908, 948
KEMP SONS & CO 472
C B KNIGHT 574
KLEINWORT SONS & CO 604
F G KEMBLE (re Mary V PITKIN) 667
KEMPSTER & PINNER 698, 699, 701, 708, 738A, 792
KINGSTON MILLER & CO 788
G B KENT & SONS LTD 857
KINGSTON MILL STOCKPORT LTD 868
H B KHAN (re) 939

LORIMER & CO LTD 51
LEWIS & BURROWS LTD 62, 105, 236, 254, 285A
Mrs E LYNCH 84, 107
LINKENEIL & CO 144, 233, 284, 601, 609, 641, 815, 1000
Mrs C J LONGMAN (re Miss GEARING) 181
LONDON CITY & MIDLAND BANK 204, 342, 691, 789
F LETTS (re W H SLATER) 208
The J B LIPPINCOTT CO 225, 534
H K LEWIS 230, 245
Henry LAMPLOUGH LTD 236
Miss L LORD (Manchester) 268, 471
LUYTIES HOMEOPATHIC PHARMACY CO (St Louis) 274, 845
J A LE MAY 296
G LAWRENSON (re) 318, 320
C A F LINGNER 331
LLOYD, ATTREE & SMITH 539
T H B LONG (Traveller) 610, 828, 838
J & H LIEBERG (Germany) 635/6
Louisa LUNN (re) 714
LANSDOWNE, MARQUIS OF 817
W H LINDREA (Bristol) 827
LONDON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Kenric B MURRAY) 860
John LODGE 862
LACARRIERE LAFAILLE & CO (re) (Paris) 868/9
Dr A LONGMAN 962 (on use of 'Tabloid' Cocaine for local anaesthesia)

MARKBY STEWART & CO 11/4, 40, 116, 126, 136, 229, 341, 360, 377, 398, 432, 437, 442, 477, 565, 753, 917/9
R MACARTNEY 16
W MAITLAND (re) 74
R MACANDREW & CO 177, 602
MAYER & FILS, LEINA (re ANZALAK) 178
William McBRIDE (Traveller) 193, 325, 480, 553, 571, 633, 990
Donald MACALISTER 211
MACKIE & CO DISTILLERS LTD 223
Dr Charles L MITCHELL (USA) (on misuse of the 'Tabloid' trade mark) 260, 435, 473, 693
MILLER REAY & CO 281
T A MITCHELL (re C ROSS) 289
I & R MORLEY 347, 538
J D MORRIS & CO (USA) 388, 593
MAZAWATTEE CO LTD 412
Dr MURRELL 428
J FLETCHER MOULTON 522
C & E MORTON 527
J R MASON (re) 526
H W MARKHAM (re) 538/9
S C MOYLE (See WESTBOURNE DRUG STORES)
Miss MORRISON (re Miss WALKER) 572
MAY ROBERTS & CO (re RICHARDSON & CO) (580), 799, 839
J MILLS (re E S HARMER) 583
MANSELL HUNT CATTY & CO 594, 626
E MERCK 631, 710, 802
METCALF GARRETT & CO (re F T GREEN) 637
Beatrice Mary MEAD (re) 714
E J MOLE (re) 714
J A H MURRAY (Oxford) 735/6 (on the appearance of 'Hazeline' in the Oxford Dictionary, without reference to it being a registered trade mark), 844, 884
Harold MORTIMER (re) 750
MOSLE & WESTENDARY (re) 789
MINISTRY OF INTERIOR, VIENNA 818
Arthur MILLER (re) 824/5
Kenric B MURRAY (London Chamber Of Commerce) (re H E BACON) 860
J MEUR (BRUSSELS) 877/8
G & C MERRIAM & CO (USA) 879/80
John MURDOCH & CO 884

A NEWMAN (re) 228, 231, 296
Walter NUTTER & CO 285B
G J W NEWSHOLME 760
NEW GOLD COAST AGENCY (re) 789
NEWPORT PAGNELL BREWERY CO (re) 814
John A NOBLE 946
Miss NUTT (re) 998

OCEAN ACCIDENT & GUARANTEE CO LTD 74, 978
Dr Lanyon OWEN 281
G E OVENDEN (re) 714

PATENT OFFICE (Trade Marks) 91, 104, 426
W PRATT (re Miss WELLS) 173
POLYTECHNIC LABOUR BUREAU 204, 278
L POSSE 235
PARIS MEDICINE CO (on misuse of 'Tabloid' trade mark) 249
Henry PEET 262
PHILISTINE, THE (Editor) 279 (on misuse of 'Tabloid' trade mark)
A PATTISON (re C ROSS) 289
PARKE DAVIS & CO 343
Dr PAGAN-LOWE (Bath) 383
Primarius Dr Ed. PROCHASKA 391
H J V PHILPOTT 432, 476, 696/7, 790
P PENFOLD (re A C STUMBLES) 602
Mary V PITKIN (re) 666/8
A PINNER (See KEMPNER & PINNER)
F J PETTLE (re) 714

Her Majesty The QUEEN OF PORTUGAL 242 (on sending a her a copy of a pamphlet describing the work of the Wellcome Physiological Research Laboratories)
QUICK & CO (re F J GREEN) 637

ROYAL EXCHANGE ASSURANCE 37, 61, 73, 84, 220, 228, 266, 296, 333, 846/9, 863, 871, 916, 937, 991
E W RAVEN (Cape Town) 191/2, 362, 558
Mr REILLY 205/7
H RICHBELL (re) 220
Charles ROSS (re) 266, 289 (re), 307, 393
J H ROOKE (re Charles ROSS) 289
Nicolo RAFFO 297/8
J W RENWICK (See WATERSIDE MANUFACTURERS COMMITTEE)
F A ROGERS (Traveller) 564
RICHARDSON & CO (re) 580/2
Mr RICHES (re Miss Jane Margaret WACKETT) 718
B ROGERSON 767
RAWLINSON (re) 804
J D RIEDEL 910
Alfred ROE 949
ROGERS & SON 994
READ 998

J E SIXSMITH (Traveller) 5, 135, 570, 908
SHARP & DOHME (New York City) 19
W V SHAW 60A
SOUTH METROPOLITAN GAS CO LTD 65
Henry SAUNDERS (Amsterdam) 76/8, 81/3
STANDARD BANK OF SOUTH AFRICA 108
John SANGER & SONS 151, 173 (Henry Sanger), 181, 394
W H SLATER (re) 208
W J SPRATLING (See LEWIS & BURROWS)
SMITH ELDER & CO 239, 893, 930, 1001
Miss J E SIMS 264, 552
SIEVERS & ZIESER (re) 285B
W H STRICKLAND (re C ROSS) 289
J STONE (re) 342, 344, 355/6
D W SMART (re) 343
E J SMART (re) 346
SWEDISH MATCH CO LTD 355
F C STRICK & CO 356
Henry SQUIRE (London) 378
SANGSTER & CO (re) 394/5
M C SOLOMON 400
Miss SCHUBERT (re) 540/1
SARXCENE FOOD DEPOT 578
A C STUMBLES (re) 602
SOCIETE ANONYME DE BACTERIOLOGIE INDUSTRIELLE 620/1 (on misuse of the 'Tabloid' trade mark), 854/5, 940/1
E L SORTAIN (M.B.) (Brighton) 639
SMEETON & CO (re Mary V PITKIN) 668
G SQUIRE (Sheffield) 760
Miss E M SALMON 784
SCOTT & BOWNE LTD 800
SHRIMPTON & FLETCHER 831
SURRACO & FERRUA (re) 857
L B SUTCLIFFE 864
Rev. Dr STOKES (Cambridge) 994

A J THOMPSON 9, 25, 119, 187, 194, 914, 921, 932
W E TAYLOR (Traveller) 16, 35 (on the promotion of Wellcome Brand Chemicals), 141, 273, 353, 560, 576, 683, 724,
Joseph TETLEY & CO 122, 199, 333, 840
J TURNER & CO LTD 125, 511, 931
TRAVERS & CO 401
Henry TATE & SONS LTD (See WATERSIDE MANUFACTURERS COMMITTEE)
TIMPSON & CO LTD (re Miss WALKER) 573
W H TAYLOR & CO (re Mary V PITKIN) 667
Ethel TUCKER (re) 750
TARVER 998

J URIACH & CO (Barcelona) 92/3 (on misuse of the 'Hazeline' trade mark), 308/9, 495
Dr UBEDA 290/1
UNION DES FABRICANTS 461/2, 622/3, 950/1

VEREINIGTE CHEMISCHE WERKE 94, 275, 316, 389, 551, 608, 850, 873, 892, 912/3, 967
VIENNA, MINISTER OF THE INTERIOR 818

E J WRIGHT (re) 61, 84
COL. WARD 153
WELLCOME PHYSIOLOGICAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES (Secretary & Director) 106, 143, 245, 327, 328, 347, 352, 361 (on work with Ergotin), 387, 456, 474, 528, 628, 650, 674 (on costs of preparing Diphtheria Antitoxic Serum), 770, 937
John WYETH & BROTHER 145, 785/6
Miss WELLS (re) 173
Rev. L B WOFFENDALE (re Miss WELLS) 173
H & T WALKER (re DURRELL) 175
W B WAMSLEY 377
Miss E M WHEELER 437
WATERSIDE MANUFACTURERS COMMITTEE 454, 480
H S WELLCOME 455 (on commencement of the production of Kepler products in Sydney), 457, 473A, 481/2/3, 497/8, 517/8, 566, 588/90, 642/6, 659/60
WHITTAKER & CO 470, 894
WRENCH LTD 508
Rev. F WATTER 541
WESTBOURNE DRUG STORES 567
Miss WALKER (re) 572/3
Mr WELLS (re W P JACKSON) 653
JANE MARGARET WACKETT (re) 716/9
Mr WEBB (re Miss WACKETT) 717
C Granville WOOD 757
WALKER'S DRUG CO (BURNLEY) (re) 799/800
Charles W WHITE 899
J WAKEFIELD 978
M Louis WHITE (re) 994
WILKINS 998
MACLEOD YEARSLEY, ESQ 37

Publication/Creation

June - September 1903

Physical description

1 volume

Copyright note

Copyright assigned to the Wellcome Trust

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