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Month: March 1920

15 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 7 Mar 1920

Smith writes about various subjects including: rewriting the chapter on the muscular system for ‘Veterinary Physiology; writing a review of ‘Physiology of Farm Animals’ by T B Wood and F H A Marshall; Cambridge School of Agriculture; ‘Discovery’ journal[?]; English attitude to science; writing paper; Veterinary Surgeons Act 1881 Amendment Act 1920; existing unqualified practioners; Hobday acquiring a photograph of Gabriel Colin[?]; review of ‘Veterinary History of the War in South Africa’; …

16 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 8 Mar 1920

Smith writes regarding Bullock sending a draft document to him by mistake. He thanks Bullock for the ‘Edinburgh Review’, and mentions a man called Banbury who ‘hates us’ [the veterinary profession?]. Enclosures are mentioned, but not found at time of cataloguing.

17 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 9 Mar [1920]

Smith writes about various subjects including: the ‘Probe’; ‘Registered Men’ [existing practioners]; Smith rejected for election to Royal Society; sending copies of ‘Veterinary History of the War in South Africa’ for review; Bullock writing to Wilkinson; printers blocks of illustration of Gabriel Colin; Hobday; rewriting the chapter on the nervous system for Smith’s ‘Veterinary Physiology’.

18 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 11 Mar 1920

Smith writes about various subjects including: sending copies of ‘Veterinary History of the War in South Africa’ to various institutions, including the ‘Morning Post’, in hope of a review; the House of Commons; the Royal Society; Cambridge School of Agriculture;…

19 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 14 Mar 1920

Smith writes about various subjects including: Cambridge School of Agriculture; sending copy of ‘Veterinary History of War in South Africa’ for review in ‘The Morning Post’; Veterinary Surgeons Act (1881) Amendment Act 1920; writing paper; ‘Journal of Physiology’; translation from French…

20 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 14 Mar 1920

Smith writes about rewriting the chapter on the nervous system for his ‘Veterinary Physiology’. He mentions the Lucas theory[?] of nerve impulses; and articles in the ‘British Medical Journal’ and ‘Journal of Physiology’…

21 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 18 Mar 1920

Smith writes regarding further information found about Samuel Butler and his work. He also mentions the Journal of Physiology, the Veterinary Surgeons Act (1881) Amendment Act 1920 and John Alcock…

22 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 21 Mar 1920

Smith writes about various subjects including: ‘Physiology of Farm Animals’; Cambridge School of Agriculture; the Duke of Atholl and Colonel Drage[?]; Veterinary Officers of the Household Cavalry; seeking support [for the new Bill?] from Dayon-Smith[?], Barry[?] and Rees-Mogg; Captain Fairholme, Lord Brassey[?], Lord Moreton, the Duke of Bedford, Colonel Oliphant; …

23 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 28 Mar 1920

Smith writes with complaints about the current Parliament, and the situation in Ireland. He mentions Bullock contacting a man named Chamberlain. Smith praises the achievements of [John] Malcolm in improvements to municipal veterinary hygiene, and comments on the public view of veterinarians. He mentions experiments regarding feeding and nutrition, …

24 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 28 Mar 1920

Smith writes regarding a lack of reply from ‘The Morning Post’ regarding a review of Smith’s book ‘Veterinary History of the War in South Africa’, and also from H & W Brown, the publisher. Smith comments on George Fleming’s work to secure the passage of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1881,…