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Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches, Dr. W. T. G. Morton (search)
ber 16, when the ether was administered by Doctor Morton, and the operation performed by Doctor Warual to that of 1688. His quick recognition of Morton's character, and the confidence he placed in hit may also have been owing to his jealousy of Morton. This happened October 16th, and on Novembeiel Webster, easily obtained it. Now, however, Morton's troubles began. He exempted the MassachusThe Mexican War was now at its height, and Doctor Morton offered the use of etherization to the govve method of reasoning during his life. Doctor Morton sought legal advice in regard to the infristed himself so conspicuously in this that Doctor Morton named his youngest son for him. A simily, and a sufficient sum obtained to render Doctor Morton moderately comfortable during the remaindeistence, and to educate his eldest son. Doctor Morton's health was too much shattered for profesdent proved stronger than reason. I saw Doctor Morton for the last time about nine months before[27 more...]
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 41: search for health.—journey to Europe.—continued disability.—1857-1858. (search)
ipate that he would get so far. Then he constantly avowed faith in his star. The Count thought him a man of courage. Of course the Count was against slavery. In the evening dined with M. and Madame Laugel; Senior was there, and our talk was in English. Afterwards company came, among whom was M. Élie de Beaumont. 1798-1874. He spoke of Dr. Charles T. Jackson 1805-1880. of Boston as having made la belle decouverte de petherisation. To this I said nothing. Sumner considered Dr. W. T. G. Morton to have a better title to the honor. Dr. Evans was here, the Philadelphia dentist, who sees everybody. He speaks of the emperor in the warmest terms of admiration, and describes him as laborious and happy,—beginning the day with a cold bath, and meeting his wife with a kiss. April 16. This morning called on M. Guizot, who had previously, through M. Vattemare, expressed a desire to receive me. I found him in a small and simple room, of which the walls were covered with books, excep