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Notes on autopsies, etc.

Oct 1931-May 1932
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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: 11/71 two mummified infants; 'found in cardboard box in room from which an elderly spinster had been removed to a mental institution'; 11/85 aconite poisoning from accidentally drinking linament placed in whisky bottle; 11/116 remains of infant found in lavatory of Ivanhoe Hotel; 11/226 house painter, chronic lead poisoning; 11/266 osteopath case; 11/271 acute blood poisoning from oral sepsis


Oct 1931-May 1932

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1 box of index cards

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