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Typed list of 'Documents in connection with George V's long illness. in 1928' by Lord Dawson of Penn [Bertrand Dawson, 1st Viscount Dawson of Penn], who attended on the king in his last illness, and hastened his death with a lethal injection.

Bertrand Dawson (1864-1945), 1st Viscount Dawson of Penn [Lord Dawson of Penn], Physician-in-Ordinary to King George V, whose death he hastened while attending on him in his last illness [euthanasia]

Editorial: Without place or date. London: c. ?, 1929
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1p., 4to. On piece of wove paper, watermarked 'Gray Valley | Parchment'. In very good condition, on lightly-aged paper. Neatly folded, and inserted in a brown paper envelope, carrying the following typed note on its front: 'List of Contents of documents of illness of King George V in 1928 and death.' The list is from the papers of Lord Dawson of Penn. It contains fifteen numbered items, and is headed 'Documents in connection with George V's long illness. in 1928', without authorial attribution. Item 8 is 'Lord Dawson's notes on the King's illness | Also notes from Sir H. Rolleston and Sir R. S. Woods | Nurses' charts'. Item 10 is 'Nurse Purdie's account of the illness'. Also included are reports by 'Whitby', 'Graham Hodgson', 'Dodds' and 'Martyn'. The last two items are '14 X-rays of Chest and Shoulder July 1929' and '15 X-ray of Chest 1928'. In 1986 an entry from Dawson's diary was published, in which he admitted to injecting the king with a lethal mixture of morphine and cocaine in order to 'determine the end'. N° de ref. de la librería 15965

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Título: Typed list of 'Documents in connection with ...

Editorial: Without place or date. London: c. ?

Año de publicación: 1929

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Private premises. Autographs, manuscripts and archives on any subject. Particular interest in publishing and bookselling history. Occasional catalogues. Company number: 03785276

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