clothes smelt of it; and that he tried to persuade laboring-men to allow him to experiment upon them with it. As Dr. J. Collins Warren says:
Anesthesia had been the dream of many surgeons and scientists, but it had been classed with aerial navie world.
In the consideration of this subject we come upon a man of rare character-rare even in his profession.
Dr. John C. Warren was the perfect type of an Anglo-Saxon surgeon.
His courage and dexterity were fully equalled by his kindness and ertinacity of purpose, called on me several times to show some of his inventions.
At that time I introduced him to Dr. John C. Warren.
Shortly after, in October, I learned from Doctor Warren that Doctor Morton had visited him and informed him that r was administered by Doctor Morton, and the operation performed by Doctor Warren.
It was eminently fitting that Dr. John C. Warren should be the one to introduce painless surgery to the medical profession.
Next to Morton he deserves the highest