Nice brass cornered set by A. M. Leslie of St. Louis Missouri. The instruments are marked Leslie except for the tourniquet which is marked Tiemann. The smallest knife and a tenaculum are missing. The enclosed note states how the set was owned by Dr. McCulley. His daughter, Daisy Nolland, donated the set to the Webb funeral home. The funeral home passed it onto Dr. McCulleys youngest grandson, Zachery Webb. Zachery gave the set to a Susan Patterson, who then sold it to Frank and Kay Hughes. I purchased the set from them. Included with the set is a newspaper article on Dr. McCulley who graduated from the Ohio Medical School in 1863. The beginning of the civil war. He served in the civil war for two years on the Northern Side. He passed away at the age of 56 in 1895 after being ill for ten days. He amputated the arm of Emmett Dalton after he was shot in the raid at Coffeyville. The surgery took place in the jail in Independence, Missouri. circa 1882 - 1883.