Smith writes to thank Bullock for returning corrected proofs. He writes about sending books, pamphlets and manuscript notes to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, including his notebook from when we was a student at the Royal Veterinary College,…
Smith writes to thank Bullock for a list of works by Bracken[?]. He mentions that Bullock is about to go on leave from work, and discusses visiting the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons to view sources whilst he is away.
Smith writes about the use of bibliographies in scientific writing, and the plagiarism of George Fleming. He mentions referring to the book ‘Arrangement of the hair in man and animals’ in his ‘Veterinary Physiology’, but not knowing the author. He mentions working in his new garden…
Smith writes about various subjects including: Bullock’s notes on the ‘Veterinarian’ journal and Robert Meade-Smith; the action of saliva of the horse on starch, and work on the subject by Colonel Pitchford;…
Smith writes about various subjects including: acquisition of 2nd edition of Blundeville book by the Library of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons; items missing from the Library, and destruction of material by Bullock’s predecessor; ‘Veterinary Physiology’; Smith leaving his books and papers to the College; Bullock’s wife Janet and Mrs Singer [Dorothea Waley Singer] …
Smith writes regarding Bullock’s unsuccessful application for the role of Assistant Secretary at the Royal Society. He also mentions Bullock purchasing a house, and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Library moving premises.
Smith writes regarding Bullock’s son Wilfred being ill. He also mentions O C Bradley’s book ‘The Limbs of the Horse’, and an article in the Edinburgh Review regarding [Reverend Stephen?] Hales; Janet Bullock reviewing Marshall; sales of veterinary literature in Britain; Dr Edwin Deller[?]; veterinary literature by Bracken and Mascall added to collection of the Library at Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons;…
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, …
Smith writes regarding his rewriting of the chapter on the eye for a new edition of ‘Veterinary Physiology’. He mentions a human eye specimen in the museum of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, and books about the eye he donated to the RCVS Library. Smith also mentions Hobday and Dr Bradley.
Smith writes about various subjects including: rewriting chapters on the senses for new edition of ‘Veterinary Physiology’; the ‘Veterinary Record’; Dr Charles Singer potentially helping Bullock’s career prospects; Bullock’s son Wilfred; Janet Bullock editing Smith’s manuscripts; ‘British Medical Journal’; donating books to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons library; Bailliere, Tindall & Cox publishers; ‘Labyrinth of Animals’ by A A Gray; Hobday
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