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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: …

14 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 11 Apr 1912

Smith writes on various subjects including: an article about Farriery by J Lawrence; the location of works of Democritus according to Postolka; the dates of Apsyrtus and contemporaries;…

24 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 28 Apr 1912

Smith writes about various subjects including: his writing schedule, including the first part of his ‘Early History of Veterinary Literature’, his paper on veterinary education…

23 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 14 Dec 1919

Smith writes regarding a letter by Professor Allbutt published in ‘The Times’, and discusses the head of a laboratory in Pretoria, South Africa. Smith also mentions sending proofs to Bullock’s wife Janet; books from America; Colonel Watkins-Pitchford;…

15 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 18 Jun 1921

Smith writes regarding an invitation to represent the Army Veterinary Corps at the [Second Congress of the History of Medicine] in Paris, France. Smith mentions that his wife has recently left for South Africa…