Sketches of the Shelby, McDowell, Deaderick, Anderson Families

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Halaman 70 - A grateful profession reveres his memory and treasures his example." On the opposite side is inscribed, "Erected by the Kentucky State Medical Society, 1879." On the eastern face this inscription: " Beneath this shaft rests EPHRAIM MCDOWELL, MD, the ' Father of Ovariotomy,' who, by originating a great surgical operation, became a benefactor of his race, known and honored throughout the civilized world.
Halaman 88 - Lewis, three of the Executors therein named, who made oath thereto, and the same being proved by the oaths of...
Halaman 24 - To make this last effort why not, my dear sir, come in person, you would not object to a command that would be nominal only — I have such confidence in your wisdom that you in fact should "be the guiding Head and I the hand.
Halaman 46 - Remarkable in many ways, other than the great age of more than a century to which he lived, the span of Ephraim McDowell's life covered the overthrow of the Stuarts, the rise of the House of Hanover, the establishment of the empire of Britain in India and over the seas, the wresting of New York from the Dutch, and the expulsion of the French from North America; the erection of the electorate of Brandenburg into the kingdom of Prussia; the victories of Marlborough and Eugene and of the great Frederick...
Halaman 88 - Testaments by me heretofore made or caused to be made either by word or writing, ratifying and confirming this to be my last Will and Testament and no other. In witness whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seal . the Day and Date at first above written.
Halaman 88 - This Indenture made this ninth day of October in the tenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith etc, and in the year of our Lord God One thousand seven hundred and twenty three.
Halaman 26 - Starting into life without the aid of large fortune or a finished education, he pursued the gradations of military rank from the lieutenancy of a militia company to the command of a regiment; he rose from the inconspicuous, but important station of a surveyor among the pioneers to the governorship of a great commonwealth...
Halaman 57 - ... fought by his side in the Confederate army describe his courage as heroic, his coolness and composure under the heaviest fire as phenomenal. These characteristics were most amply tested. Graduating at the military school near Frankfort, in 1856, and at the Medical College of St. Louis, in 1858, he abandoned a large medical practice at Cynthiana, in 1861, to recruit a company for Roger W. Hanson's Confederate Second Kentucky Infantry, in which he was made a captain. With this regiment he remained...
Halaman 67 - I operated, and as my partner, to assist ; for should the patient die, the responsibility was all my own ; should the patient live, it would assist him in his outset in business. " The day having arrived, and the patient being on the table, I marked with a pen the course of the incision to be made ; desiring him to make the external opening, which, in part, he did ; I then took the knife, and completed the operation, as AMERICAN MEDICAL BIOGRAPHY. stated in the Medical Repertory.
Halaman 48 - Williamsburg, in 1776, which instructed the Virginia delegates to the Continental Congress to " declare the United Colonies free and independent states...

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