Editorials

1883 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
the late Sir James Y. Simpson. He had been intimately acquainted with both these two eminent men, and he thought that they possessed much in common; their resemblances being much more marked than their dissimilarities. To speak only of the chief work of each, the one had secured enduring renown by his courage and ardent zeal in the successful introduction of anoesthetics for the relief of the agonies of parturition, and the other in the device of new methods of physical exploration and surgical
more » ... ration and surgical procedure. Both were incessant, zealous workers, who for many years were continually makiug contributions of positive value to medical knowledge; the former adding more to scientific literature, and the latter more to the practice of our art. Dr. Barker then announced that he
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