BARNES, Joseph. 19701



Autograph Letter Signed ‘J.K.Barnes’, to General Robert Schenk, then U.S. Minister in London, saying that he has sent “a complete list of the publications of the Med. Department for Professor Acland, which I think will confirm his intention of coming over to see what we have done”. 1½ pages 8 x 5 inches, in good condition. Washington D.C., 23 August 1872. Joseph K. Barnes (1817 –1883), American physician and the 12th Surgeon General of the United States Army (1864–1882). He refers to Sir Henry Acland (1817-1900), physician. “When he does come I shall be glad to give him an inside seat with fullest opportunity of seeing, studying and Criticising.”