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TuUy, William (17S5-1S59).

AVilliain Tully was born in Saybrook, Connecticut, February IS, 1785, and died in Springfield, Massachusetts, February, 1859. He graduated from Yale in 180G. studied medicine with Drs. M. F. Cogs- well and Eli Ives, attended two courses of medical lectures at Hanover, and in 1819 received the honorary M. D. from Yale. In 1811 he began practicing at Enfield, thence removing to Middletown, becoming, in 1824, professor of theorj^ and practice in the Vermont Academy of Medicine, where he was elected presi- dent of the college. In 1825, together with Prof. Alden March, he removed to Albany, New York, where he practised until 1829, when he was appointed to the chair of theory and practice of the medical department of Yale University. Here he lectured for twelve years, includ- ing in his courses the subject of botany. His lectures were inspiring to his students, with whom he was a great favorite and he was actively engaged to the time of his death in both practice and teaching.

In 1823, in connection with Dr. Thomas Miner, he issued a volume of "Essaj^s on Fevers and other Medical Subjects," comprising 484 pages and con- tributed many papers to medical and other journals, also assisted Drs. Webster and Goodrich in compiling Webster's "Dictionary of the English Language," editions 1840 and 1847. At the time of his death he was engaged in writing a work on " Materia Medica, Pharmacology, and Therapeutics," vol. i, 1,534 pages, in twenty-four parts, appearing between November, 1857, and February, 1858.

There is a portrait in Yale LTniversity.

From the Bull, of the Lloyd Library, No. 12,

1910.

Boston M. and S. J., 1861, Ixv.

TurnbuU, Lawrence (1821-1900).

Lawrence Turnbull was born Septem- ber 10, 1821, in Scotland, and came to America when twelve j^ears old. He studied at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, from which he graduated. Several years were spent in this profes-


sion, in which such able work was done as to gain him an award of merit from the Franklin Institute. He then studied medicine with Prof. John K. Mitchell and graduated at the Jefferson Medical College in 1845, when he rolinquislied his chemi- cal work, though he remained for some- time a lecturer at the Franklin Institute on chemistry applied to the arts.

He served for a term as resident physician at the Blockley Hospital in Philadelphia, and in 1857 was elected one of the physicians in the Western Clinical Infirmary (later Howard Hospital) in the department of diseases of the eye and ear, and served until 1887. In 1859 he visited Europe, travelled extensively, devoting himself to the study of disea.ses of the eye and ear. He served during the Civil War in Emory Hospital and at Fortress Monroe. His chief work has licen in ophthalmology and otology, to the literature of which branches he has contributed richly. In 1878 he was elected aural surgeon of the Jefferson Hospital. Dr. TurnbuU's writings are permeated with a true scientific spirit, and recorded marked advances in their day. A fairly full list is in the surgeon- general catalogue, Washington, District of Columbia.

He died in Philadelphia, October 24, 1900. H. F.

Stone's Eminent .\merican Physicians and Surgeons.

Turney, Daniel (178&-1827).

Daniel Turney was born in Shepherds- town, Virginia, April, 1786, of old Huguenot stock. He was a man of great mental grasp and a dominant factor in any movement in which he took part. He is said to have studied medicine with a prominent surgeon of Philadelphia, shortly before his removal to Ross County, Ohio, in 1800. He was one of the band of pioneers who founded the town of Circleville in 1810, and there he practised until 1823, when he removed to Columbus, where he died four years later. During his years of practice he was a leading man, not only