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LISTER AWARDS A CERTIFICATE OF MERIT FOR SURGERY

LISTER, JOSEPH. (1827-1912).   Father of modern antiseptic surgery.  Partially-printed Document Signed “Joseph Lister” on University of Glasgow letterhead.  One full page, octavo.  April 8, 1868. Partially-printed Certificate of Merit in Surgery for Thomas B. Henderson, signed as Professor of Glasgow University.  Accompanied by a contemporary gravure portrait of Lister. The certificate is lightly toned with usual fold creases,  in fine condition.  The document reads:

“It is hereby Certified that Mr. Thomas B. Henderson has diligently attended the lectures on surgery delivered during this Session, and that, as a mark of approbation of the manner in which he has acquitted himself at the Examinations, he is presented with this Certificate of Merit of the First Class.   Joseph Lister, Professor.  This certificate implies distinguished attainment .”

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