John H. Dixon diary  1861
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   Container / Location    Title
Volume   1  
Alexis St. Martin collection [series]:
 
  1879 July 20 . S. Desmarais ALS; St. Thomas, [Québec]. ( 2 pages. )
Desmarais lives in the same town as Alexis St. Martin, and knows him well.
 
  1879 July 31 . Henry F. Harris postcard to James H. Etheridge; Oakdale, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Harris will speak with Alexis St. Martin, Jr., about his father.
 
  1879 August 9 . Henry F. Harris postcard to J[ames] H. Etheridge; Worcester, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Harris has seen Alexis St. Martin, Jr., who believes his father will not accept Etheridge's offer as he has been offered better terms by another party.
 
  1879 August 22 . Henry F. Harris postcard to James H. Etheridge; Worcester, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Harris submitted Etheridge's latest proposition to Alexis St. Martin, Jr., who will consult his father.
 
  1879 September 1 . Alexis St. Martin ALS to J[ames] H. Etheridge; St. Thomas, [Québec]. (2 pages)
Alexis St. Martin accepts the recipient's offer, with additional conditions. He requests money for his ticket to Chicago and for his board there.
 
  1879 September 6 . Henry F. Harris postcard to J[ames] H. Etheridge; Worcester, Massachusetts. (1 page)
Harris has heard nothing from Alexis St. Martin, Sr., but Alexis St. Martin, Jr., doubts that his father will enter into an agreement. Harris believes that a personal visit will be necessary to persuade the St. Martins.
 
  1879 September 28 . Alexis St. Martin postcard to James H. Etheridge; St. Thomas, [Québec]. (1 page)
St. Martin has received Etheridge's letter, but he cannot accept Etheridge's offer because of an illness.
 
  1879 September . Alexis St. Martin AD draft; St. Thomas de Joliette, [Québec]. (1 page)
Alexis St. Martin's terms of agreement with Rush Medical College. For $400 and additional expenses, St. Martin will undergo medical experiments and observations. On Rush Medical College illustrated stationery. On verso: 1879 September 8. Alexis St. Martin ALS to [James H. Etheridge]; St. Thomas de Joliette, [Québec]. (1 page) St. Martin agrees to accept the stated conditions if, and only if, the recipient will pay for his son's board in Chicago.
 
  Undated . Newspaper clipping. (1 page)
"A Celebrated Medical Case." Mentions Alexis St. Martin's wound and his tour with Dr. Beaumont. States that St. Martin is still living in St. Thomas, Canada, and has had 17 children. St. Martin is too poor to join his wife in Oakdale, Massachusetts.
 
  Undated . Newspaper clipping. (1 page)
"Stomach Open to Daylight." Brief biography of William Beaumont and history of his studies of Alexis St. Martin. Reprints 1 letter by Henry F. Harris and Alexis St. Martin's response, both dated 1879, regarding St. Martin's later years.