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UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Correspondence to and from C.B. White, medical purveyor in charge of the New Orleans area for the U.S. Army, 1864-1867. Separated from MS C 81, John Shaw Billings Papers.
Contains a draft paper on yellow fever by Lawson with annotations by Robert P. Cooke; reprint of "The inside history of a great medical discovery," by Aristides Agramonte (1915), with signed note by the author; and letters written to Lawson by Mrs. Warren G. Jernegan. Warren G. Jernegan was a volunteer in the yellow fever experiments in Cuba.
Contains correspondence, documents, certificates, and printed matter. Correspondence consists chiefly of congratulatory letters on becoming Surgeon General, acknowledgments for reprints, and letters from senators and congressmen pertaining to promotion to grade of major general. Printed matter consists of book reviews and information relating to inventions of Sternberg.
Biography of S. M. Bemiss, a Kentucky physician who later served in the Confederate army, taught at the Universities of Louisville and Louisiana, edited the New Orleans medical and surgical journal, and served as chairman of the Yellow Fever Commission and the committee on contagious diseases of the National Board of Health.