- William StewartBrill, 1852–1922, U.S. surgeon and educator.
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Talking with Coneys and Halsted dramatically revised my view of Lennon as a reclusive and contrary man.
Only Halsted and his inexperienced “cook” were left standing.
As mountainous seas rolled down upon them, smashing over the deck, Halsted left him to it.
Halsted and Coneys said they saw a new man standing on the deck afterwards.
"The Halsted girls are going to build the fire," said Eleanor.The Camp Fire Girls at the Seashore
Jane L. Stewart
He has probably opened a costumer's shop on Halsted street with them.Rosemary and Rue
“The Halsted girls are going to build the fire,” said Eleanor.A Campfire Girl's Happiness
Jane L. Stewart
He died at Halsted poorhouse from the effects of the ill-usage.The Mysteries of All Nations
The Phœnix had been a lucky ship, Admiral Halsted having made his fortune in her; but her luck was worn out.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters
William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
Halsted(hôl′stəd, -stĕd′)William Stewart 1852-1922
- American surgeon who developed the use of cocaine in anesthesiology and proposed the use of rubber gloves during surgery.
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- American surgeon who discovered the technique of local anesthesia by injecting cocaine into specific nerves in 1885. He administered what is believed to be the first blood transfusion in the United States in 1881. Halsted also developed new surgical techniques for treating cancers and other abnormalities and introduced the use of rubber gloves during surgery.
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