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‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 61 Issue 2 – February 1888

Articles include: On a Peculiar Form of Paraplegia Occuring in Young Lions, Oleum Cinnamomi, Vegetable Parasitic Skin Diseases, Pharmacy and Therapeutics: Spiritus Ammoniae Aromaticus, Antiseptic Collidion…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 61 Issue 10 – October 1888

Articles include: On the Value of Inoculation in Pleuro-Pneumonia as Disclosed in Post-Mortem Examination of the Bodies of the Victims, Roaring, Dr. Fleming’s Operation for Roaring, Remarkable Recundity, Canine Surgical and Pathological Notes…

3 – Letter to Mary Ann Smith from Frederick Smith, 24 Dec 1899

This letter has several sections redacted in black ink, which are assumed to be on personal subjects and not related to Smith’s work in South Africa. In this letter, Smith gives an account of his experience of events leading up the Battle of Colenso,…

Frederick Smith’s Official War Diary Book D – 27 Feb 1901 to 10 Jul 1901

At the time of writing this diary, Smith is stationed in Cape Town except for a three month period (March-May) when he seems to have been based in the Kimberley area. The volume ends on 10 July 1901. There are diary entries for most days except for the period from 24 April – 22 May when Smith has injured his right arm (as he explains on 22 May). The volume chiefly relates to Smith’s daily work overseeing the allocation of staff and resources to the various veterinary hospitals and remount depots in the vicinity of Cape Town. Locations mentioned include: …

19 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 9 Mar 1913

Smith writes about various subjects including: works by Hecker and Ruellius [Jean Ruel] regarding Apsyrtus and Hierocles, and their comments on glanders, farcy, and strangles; sending proofs of the ‘Early History of Veterinary Literature…

20 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 10 Mar 1913

Smith writes about various research subjects including: Harley manuscripts held at the British Museum; the works of Moule, Hecker and Ruellius [Jean Ruel] regarding Byzantine Empire authors’ views on glanders, mange and strangles;…

21 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Fred Bullock, 11 Mar 1913

Bullock writes about the results of research carried out on behalf of Smith, including: the works of Moule regarding Byzantine Empire authors’ views on glanders and farcy; Harley manuscripts held at the British Museum; Charles Labbe [Labbeus];…

23 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 13 Mar 1913

Smith writes about various subjects including: contacting Leon Moule regarding 17th century veterinary literature; strangles, anthrax, glanders and farcy in the ‘Hippiatrica’ according to Hecker; planning a visit to the library …

3 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 28 Jan 1914

Smith writes about the effects of bringing surplus Remount horses back to Great Britain after the end of the War in South Africa [Second Anglo-Boer War]. He is searching for sources about the decision not to consult…