Account of a case of successful amputation of the thigh, during the mesmeric state, without the knowledge of the patient : Read to the Royal medical and chirurgical society of London, on Tuesday, the 22d of November, 1842 / By W. Topham .. and W. Squire Ward.....
Sir William describes his performance of the mesmerism and Ward gives the details of his operation.
Original document: Book.
Written from the viewpoint in favor of mesmerism, this title is addressed to the Royal Medical and Chirurgical Society. The first half of the book is writtenℓby Sir Topham and is his account of a patient who, in a mesmeric state, had his leg amputated. The second half, by Mr. Squire does the same, but from a medical perspective, recounting the man's ailments, the methods used and the outcome of the surgery.ℓ