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15 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 11 Dec 1916

Smith writes about various subjects including: letter from Claude Jenkins, Librarian at Lambeth Palace, regarding Leonard Mascall and whether he was Chief Farrier to James I; photographing Mascall’s signature; the date…

16 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Fred Bullock, 12 Dec 1916

Bullock writes about various subjects including: influenza; photographing Mascall’s signature at Lambeth Palace Library; translation of Latin word ‘clericus’; confusion regarding dates before Gregorian calendar; Smith…

3 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 22 Jan 1917

Smith writes regarding proofs of his latest article, which he is sending Bullock to check. He also mentions a new order regarding men over 31 joining military service for the war effort…

7 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 10 Feb 1917

Smith writes regarding the sending of books and apparatus to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Library, and asks Bullock to compare Heusinger and Fleming’s ‘Animal Plagues’….

12 – Letter to Frederick Smith from Fred Bullock, 14 Mar 1917

Bullock writes regarding relative value of money and commodities such as wheat and livestock, compared between the time of writing and 1675. He also provides a definition of ‘jib’…

13 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 15 Mar 1917

Smith writes to tell Bullock that he is prepared to step in as Secretary of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, should Bullock be called to military service…

14 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 20 May 1917

Smith writes about various research subjects including: ‘A History of Newmarket’ by J P Hore; sources at the Public Record Office regarding De Gray and the Hampton Court Stud…

15 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 11 Jun 1917

Smith writes to thank Bullock for a list of societies. He mentions that several universities have replied expressing their wish for ‘the sheets’ [unclear what this refers to]. Smith writes that he has nearly completed his study of 17th century veterinary literature, and that his latest article of ‘Early History of Veterinary Literature’ was heavily edited…

1 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 22 Feb 1918

Smith writes regarding paying Bullock for postage. He mentions that Sir W Osler of Oxford has suggested he publish his ‘Early History of Veterinary Literature’ in book form. Smith also writes to arrange a better time for Bullock to telephone him.

5 – Letter to Fred Bullock from Frederick Smith, 20 Mar 1919

Smith writes about various subjects including: translation of Chiron; German translation; Smith’s Dervish scabbard; checking the preface to the book version of ‘Early History of Veterinary Literature’…