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Anecdotes of Lord Nelson; or Leaves From Memory's Log [book]

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Dates
1843
1845
circa 1843-1845
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
012014007 a-c
Description
Blue pocket-size hardcover book (a) with bevelled edges on the front and back covers and contains two brown fabric bookmarks (b-c).; first chapter has a literary review dated Sept. 22 ,1843 and the last is a stanza written by a ‘Lady of 18 years: written on board the steam ship Britannia, June 13, …
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Accession Number
012014007 a-c
Author
G. S. Parsons. Lieut., R.N.
Collection
Paul Fritz Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Literature
Description
Blue pocket-size hardcover book (a) with bevelled edges on the front and back covers and contains two brown fabric bookmarks (b-c).; first chapter has a literary review dated Sept. 22 ,1843 and the last is a stanza written by a ‘Lady of 18 years: written on board the steam ship Britannia, June 13, 1844’; 264 pages followed by lists of other published works by Milner & Sowerby with prices in English pounds.
Number Of Parts
3
Part Names
a – book – Size: Length 13.0 cm x Width 8.5 cm x Depth 2.7 cm
b – smaller bookmark – Size: Length 7.4 cm x Width 4.1 cm
c – larger boomark – Size: Length 9.6 cm x Width 3.7 cm
Provenance
Donated by Paul Fritz; originally belonged to donor's great aunt Anne Elizabeth Green, graduated from the Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1909.
Maker
Milner & Sowerby
Site Made (City)
Halifax
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1843
1845
circa 1843-1845
Date Remarks
Dates noted inside
Material
paper: brown, blue
fabric: brown
ink: black
Inscriptions
Raised lettering on spine: "THE COTTAGE // LIBRARY // MILNER & SOWERBY"; title page: "ANECDOTES // OF // LORD // NELSON; OR, // LEAVES FROM MEMORY’S LOG. // BY // G. S. PARSONS. // LIEUT., R. N. // LONDON: // MILNER AND SOWERBY, // 44, PATERNOSTER ROW.”; handwritten in pencil on first page: "Annie E. Green // Oak Leaf. // 1897"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005
Condition Remarks
Spine is detached from binding; book cover is quite worn especially along edges and shows rippling; surface dirt and grime; the ink has worn off some of the spine text; pages are worn and quite discoloured; several pages show signs of discolouration from being in contact with the fabric bookmarks (first page, vii); bookmarks are frayed at ends
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Document
JPG
Reference Comments
Donor information; CD #6
Research Facts
Lt. N/ S Green (nursing sister in military service) carried this book throughout her service during the World War 1914-1918 and found comfort in reading from it to patients.
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Belladonna Plaster

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact7595
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.21.25
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin contains belladonna perforated plaster.
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Accession Number
1979.21.25
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
Plants, Medicinal
Stress -- drug therapy
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin contains belladonna perforated plaster.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J.A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
metal: green; black; brown; red
Inscriptions
Printed on tin: "1 YARD 7 INCHES // Belladonna Plaster // Manufactured By // Johnson & Johnson // NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., USA"; at right angles: "PERFORATED"; there is a red cross at either end of the tin; also printed on the tin: "Standard of strength 0.25% Alkaloids of Belladonna"; "Directions for use: Remove the face cloth before applying. If the cloth should adhere to the plaster it can be easily removed by dampening. If not adhesive // — Enough, Apply Heat. —"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 4.5 cm
Condition Remarks
No contents
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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Brayley Drug Co. Ltd. envelope

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Dates
1919
circa 1919
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001586
Description
Used envelope made of thin paper; front has a picture of Donald Wilson, M.D. at top left, with a printed message in the centre; 3c stamp at top right; bottom, oiled paper
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Accession Number
996001586
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used envelope made of thin paper; front has a picture of Donald Wilson, M.D. at top left, with a
printed message in the centre; 3c stamp at top right; bottom, oiled paper
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
The Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1919
circa 1919
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: black; blue; red; white; brown
Inscriptions
Front: "In 5 days return to the Home of // Dr. Wilson's Herbine Bitters // The Brayley Drug Co.,
Ltd. // Whole Sale Druggists // St. John, N.B."; postmark says: " BUY WAR SAVINGS AND HELP RECONSTRUCTION";
back: postmark that reads "Belliveaux May 13, 1919"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.5 cm. x Width: 9.2 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured around the edges and the oil has seeped through to the back of envelope;
black marks on back of envelope; front: oval oil mark in bottom center
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.583, .611, .615, .779, .804; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.583, .611 (Brayley), .615, .779, .804
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Brayley Drug Co. Ltd. letter

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Dates
1916
circa 1916
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001611
Description
Paper letter from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; left corner top has a facsimile of Donald Wilson and the letterhead; watermark for Empire Linen; typed letter, signed by company stamp; measurements are for folded dimensions
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Accession Number
996001611
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper letter from the Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.; left corner top has a facsimile of Donald Wilson and
the letterhead; watermark for Empire Linen; typed letter, signed by company stamp; measurements
are for folded dimensions
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
Empire Linen; Brayley Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1916
circa 1916
Date Remarks
Dated Aug. 10, 1916
Material
paper: black; blue
Inscriptions
"The Brayley Drug // COMPANY LIMITED // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // PROPRIETARY MEDICINES AND SUNDRIES
// ST. JOHN, N.B. AUG. 10/16. // JOHN ALEXANDER, ESQ. // RUSAGONIS, N.B. // Dear Sir; // We beg to
acknowledge receipt of your remittance // for $19.48, which we have this day placed to the credit
of // your account. Enclosed please find receipt.", etc.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.6 cm. x Width: 10.7 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some age/sun discolouration; very stained where "window" of the envelope was; smudging of the blue
inks
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.583, .586, .610, .615, .779, .804; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.583, .586,. 615 (Brayley), .610 (same person, different date)
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Brayley Drug Company Limited envelope

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Dates
1910
circa 1910
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001583
Description
Medium thickness paper; the front has printed information, and a typewritten address; top right: 2c postage stamp with postmark (St. John, N.B. Nov. 25 1-AM 1910)
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Accession Number
996001583
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Medium thickness paper; the front has printed information, and a typewritten address; top right:
2c postage stamp with postmark (St. John, N.B. Nov. 25 1-AM 1910)
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg
Limited
Maker
The Brayley Drug Company
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1910
circa 1910
Date Remarks
Postage mark is dated 1910
Material
paper: black; red; blue; white
Inscriptions
Front, top left: "The Brayley Drug Company // Limited // Wholesale Druggists // Proprietors // Dr.
Wilson's Herbine Bitters, // Turkish Dyes, and C. // St. John, N.B."; typed: "L.V. Bishop Esq.,
Harvey Bank, // N.B."; back: "Dr. Wilson's // Anti-Bilious Pills. Purely Vegetable"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.9 cm. x Width: 9.3 cm.
Condition Remarks
Envelope is discoloured, the four edges are brown; on both sides -- black smudges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See also 996.001.586, .611, .615, .779, .804; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.586, .611 (Brayley); and .615, .779, .804
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business envelope

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Dates
1886
circa 1886
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001549
Description
Paper envelope from E. M. Estey, a manufacturing pharmacist; left 3rd has typical pharmacist symbol (hourglass container and rod) with scroll down the front; 3c stamp; printed and written in black ink; opened along right edge.
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Accession Number
996001549
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drugs, Non-Prescription, advertisements
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Paper envelope from E. M. Estey, a manufacturing pharmacist; left 3rd has typical pharmacist symbol (hourglass container and rod) with scroll down the front; 3c stamp; printed and written in black ink; opened along right edge.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
E. M. Estey
Site Made (City)
Moncton
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1886
circa 1886
Date Remarks
Date mailed
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, brown
Inscriptions
"VERO NIHIL VERUS // E. M. ESTEY // MANUFACTURING // PHARMACIST // & CHEMIST. // MEDICAL HALL // MONCTON, N.B. // SOLE PROPRIETOR OF // PHILODERMA // FOR THE // HANDS // ESTEY'S IRON AND QUININE TONIC // THE KING OF // BLOOD PURIFIERS // & OTHER STANDARD PREPARATIONS // GEO. BISHOP ENG & PTE. CO. MONTREAL // K. P. Forbes Esq. // Richibucton, N.B."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 13.8 cm. x Width: 8.1 cm.
Condition Remarks
Some staining along top edge and back; a little dirty; minimal sun/ege discolouration
Copy Type
Original
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business postcard

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Dates
1897
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001558
Description
Used thick paper postcard from T. B. Barker & Sons; printing done in red, black and purple; handwriting in black; yellow 1c Canadian stamp; paper brown, message on back.
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Accession Number
996001558
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Used thick paper postcard from T. B. Barker & Sons; printing done in red, black and purple; handwriting in black; yellow 1c Canadian stamp; paper brown, message on back.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
T. B. Barker & Sons (product)
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1897
Date Remarks
Printed for 1897, but used in 1898
Material
paper: tan
ink: black; red; purple
Inscriptions
Front: "T. B. BARKER & SONS // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS. // ST JOHN, N.B. // CANADA // PRIVATE POST CARD // Heustis & Mills // Sussex // N.B."; back: "35 & 37 KING STREET. // St. John, N.B., 29 Jan 1898. // Dear Sir: // Our Mr. GEO. P. TRITES. will call upon you // on or about the 3rd F'eby 1898 // Any order you may reserve for him will oblige, // Yours respectfully,"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 15.5 cm. x Width: 8.9 cm.
Condition Remarks
Top left corner missing and quite sun/age discoloured
Copy Type
Original
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Canadian Drug Co. Ltd. [business postcard]

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Dates
1897
circa 1897
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001554
Description
Heavy cardstock green paper postcard from the Canadian Drug Co. Ltd. with blue type-written ink; franked one cent Canadian yellow postage stamp; back contains type-written note and hand written signature.
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Accession Number
996001554
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Heavy cardstock green paper postcard from the Canadian Drug Co. Ltd. with blue type-written ink; franked one cent Canadian yellow postage stamp; back contains type-written note and hand written signature.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg Limited.
Maker
The Canadian Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1897
circa 1897
Date Remarks
Postmark
Material
paper: green, yellow
black; blue, black
Inscriptions
On front: "PRIVATE POST CARD // THE CANADIAN DRUG CO. LTD. // WHOLESALE // DRUGGISTS // ST. JOHN, N. B. // 60 & 62 PRINCE WILLIAM STREET // MESSRS., J. A. HUMPHRY & SON, // MONCTON, N. B. // APRIL 3RD, 1897"; on back: "Gentlemen: - // We are in receipt of your favor of // the 2nd., inst., enclosing us your check for $56.09 // in settlement of your account to date. We are // shipping you to-day a cask of Bichrom. Potash. // Yours truly, // THE CANADIAN DRUG COMPANY LIMITED // Jnd [illeg] Russell Jr [illeg]. Sec'y"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B
Dimension Notes
Length: 14.0 cm. x Width: 8.8 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very discoloured and crease straight along the bottom; hole punched in the middle; a tear in the left top - held together by tape; bottom left corner bent
Copy Type
Original
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Canadian Drug. Co. Ltd. envelope

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Dates
1902
circa 1902
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
Accession Number
996001613
Description
Grey-green (on the front) envelope from the Canadian Drug Co.; front: has a running horse outlined in background with address typed in purple; red 2c Canadian stamp of Queen Victoria, advertising the International Exhibition to be held; opened left
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Accession Number
996001613
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Ephemera
Classification
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Drug Industry -- ephemera
Commerce -- ephemera
Correspondence, ephemera
Description
Grey-green (on the front) envelope from the Canadian Drug Co.; front: has a running horse outlined
in background with address typed in purple; red 2c Canadian stamp of Queen Victoria, advertising
the International Exhibition to be held; opened left
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, March 11, 1994, from George S. Wegg,
Limited
Maker
The Canadian Drug Co. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
St. John
Site Made (State)
New Brunswick
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1902
circa 1902
Date Remarks
Postmarked; ad for Aug. 30 - Sept. 6, 1902 Exhibition
Material
paper: black; grey-green; red; white
Inscriptions
"W.W. Chesley, Esq., // Bridgetown, N.S. // INTERNATIONAL // EXHIBITION // ST. JOHN, N.B. // 30TH
["TH" superscripted and underlined] TO 6TH ["TH" supercripted and underlined] SEPTEMBER, 1902 //
RETURN TO // THE CANADIAN DRUG CO. // LIMITED // WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS // ST. JOHN, N.B."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6
Binder C
Dimension Notes
Length: 16.3 cm. x Width: 9.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
Very age/sun discoloured; doodled over, tears, pieces missing, dirty; pretty bad shape all over;
part of the flap missing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
JPG
Reference Comments
See 996.001.554; CD #8
Research Facts
See 996.001.554 (Canadian Drug Co. Ltd.)
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Canthos cantharidal vesicant

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Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
Accession Number
1979.21.24
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin containing one yard of Canthos vesicant.
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Accession Number
1979.21.24
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Treatment, General
MeSH Heading
Bandages
First Aid -- instrumentation
Drugs, Non-Prescription
MM= Drugs -- patent, proprietary, over-the-counter -- container
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- tin
Description
A long, narrow rectangular tin containing one yard of Canthos vesicant.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. J. A. McArthur, Blackstock Dispensary, Blackstock, Ont.
Maker
Johnson & Johnson
Site Made (City)
New Brunswick
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1900
1920
1900-1920
Material
metal: green; black; red
fabric
Inscriptions
Printed on front of tin: "ONE YARD // Canthos // A NEW // CANTHARIDAL // VESICANT // MANUFACTURED BY // Johnson & Johnson] // NEW BRUNSWICK // NEW JERSEY, U.S.A. // No. 117 // GUARANTEED UNDER THE FOOD AND DRUGS // ACT, JUNE 30TH 1906"; a red cross on the lid; also printed on tin: "Canthos possesses the following marked advantages over other vesicants: In causing a blister in less time; In the fact that it will not deteriorate with age, or become inert in most climates; In requiring no oil."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D4-4
Temporary Location
On display "Doctor's Treatment Room c1930" at Museum of Health Care 20 Feb 2016.
Dimension Notes
Length 20.0 cm x Width 4.6 cm
Condition Remarks
Contents present; tin and labelling worn in some places.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Comments
https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/cantharidal
Research Facts
cantharides (kan-thar'i-dez) cantharis [Gr. kantharis, beetle, + eidos, form, shape]; Dried insects of the species Cantharis vesicatoria; poisonous if taken internally in large doses. It was formerly used externally as a counterirritant and vesicant, and internally for its supposed aphrodisiac effect. It is no longer used (2019); Synonym: Spanish flycantharidal (-thar'i-dal),
From the Blackstock Dispensary, built in 1876; practising physicians in the dispensary: Dr. John Montgomery 1876-1882; Dr. Auron J. Campbell 1882-1888; Dr. Wm. A Fish 1888-1901; Dr. John McCullough 1901-1906; Dr. Robert B. Harris 1906-1908; Dr. Archibald McArthur 1908-1925; Dr. John A. McArthur 1919-1966.
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