The Physicians and Surgeons of the United States

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William Biddle Atkinson
C. Robson, 1878 - Physicians - 788 pages
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bio john mcdonald p 440. born in wash nc.. ed'd md. new york. graduates in 1861 and comes back and is in civil war, then mayor

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Page 511 - while the addition of rays so much the more refrangible as the temperature is higher is taking place, there is an augmentation in the intensity of those already existing. This memoir was published in both American and European journals. An analysis of it was read in Italian before the Royal academy at Naples, July, 1847, by
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Page 237 - to take the chair of the principles and practice of medicine, and of clinical medicine in the
Page 486 - in Europe, is that alcohol is essentially a. poison, that it cannot be considered as a food, and should only be used in exceptional cases and under the advice of a physician, and in the preparation of medicines. He received the degree of LL.D. from the college of New Jersey, at Princeton, in 1870. Dr. Parker
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Page 511 - In this paper he established experimentally that all solid substances, and probably liquids, become incandescent at the same temperature ; that the thermometric point at which such substances are red-hot is about 977 Fahr.; that the spectrum of an incandescent solid is continuous, it contains neither bright nor dark fixed lines ; that from common temperatures up to 977 Fahr, the rays emitted by a solid are invisible, but
Page 493 - contributed some papers to the literature on this subject. He was secretary of the first society that was organized in New York city for sanitary reform, and a member of the committee that prepared the first draft of the city health laws. He
Page 171 - best thesis based upon original research. In the same year he established a medal to be granted annually by the faculty of the university of Georgetown, DC, to the student who should collect and name the greatest number of specimens in any department of the natural sciences. In

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