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St.Bel, Charles Vial de – “Plan for establishing an institution to cultivate and teach veterinary medicine” (19, Mar 1790)

Excerpt: The general affluence of all orders of people in England, and the universal ardour for improving arts and perfecting institutions, by means of which, the interests of mankind at large have been eminently served, and the stock of human knowledge almost incredibly extended. In reverting to these establishments, we may discern the efficacy of opulence and patriotism uniting for the public service;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 36 Issue 11 – November 1863

Articles include: Communications and Cases. Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Session 1863-64, at the Royal Veterinary College; Observations on Stringhalt; Observations on “Soundness”; Botany as Appled to Veterinary Science; The Effects of Cotton Cake on Young Stock; A Voice from a Durham Coal Mine…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 36 Issue 12 – December 1863

Articles include: Communications and Cases. On Some of the Diseases of the Respiratory Organs of the Horse and Other Animals; The Operation for Roaring in the Horse; An Invertabrate Case of Stringhalt; The Pathology of Glanders; Observations on Soundness; Horse Warranty. – A Rig; On the Alsike Clover;…

‘The Veterinarian’ Vol 39 Issue 6 – June 1866

Articles include: Communications and Cases. Cattle Plague – Outbreak of the Disease in Ireland; Observations on Superfoetation; The Cattle Plague, Typhus Contagieux of the French, Rinderpest of the Germans, Ischuma of the Russians; Botany as Applied to Veterinary Science; Observations on “Soundness”;…

4 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 15 Dec 1897

In this letter Galton asks Smith to let him know before he continues photographing and measuring horses, as he has simplified and improved his method. He also mentions that he is sending an enclosure to be read at the Royal Society. [This was not found at time of cataloguing]…

5 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 5 Jan 1898

In this letter Galton writes with feedback for Smith’s draft paper ‘Relation between the Weight of a Horse and its Weight-carrying Power’. Galton suggests that if Smith wants to submit it to the Royal Society, it will need to be shorter. He also mentions that his own article ‘Measurements of Horses by Photography’ will soon appear in ‘Nature’,…

9 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 26 Jan 1898

In this letter, Galton writes regarding Smith’s paper submitted to the Royal Society. He also asks about the use of a rope stretched across in front of a horse when photographed to aid measurement. Galton has made illustrative sketches in the letter…

10 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 28 Jan 1898

In this letter Galton writes to congratulate Smith on his medal. He mentions that he is ill in bed, and will write further when back at work.

12 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Francis Galton, 15 Feb 1898

In this letter Galton sends some enclosed notes on Smith’s paper on the weight-carrying power of the horse. He writes that he is not an expert on the subject, but suspects the paper is not suitable for the Royal Society…

24 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 18 Dec 1919

Smith writes about various subjects including: Bullock applying for post as Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; W B Hardy; Dr A S Lea; use of bibliographies; Michael Foster’s ‘Textbook of Physiology’;…