BULWER, SIR WILLIAM HENRY L. E.
\bˈʊlwə], \bˈʊlwə], \b_ˈʊ_l_w_ə]\
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(1801-1872), was British Minister to the United States from 1849 to 1852. He negotiated with Senator John M. Clayton the Clayton-Bulwer treaty which related to the establishment of a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans by canal at the Isthmus of Panama, each party guaranteeing neutrality of communication.
By John Franklin Jameson
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- solution alphanaphthol, balsam tolu, benzoin, copal, oil thyme in ether; applied to skin, the ether evaporates and leaves a thin protective film, like that of collodion. A form of surgical dressing similar to collodion. An antiseptic varnish consisting copal resin, benzoin, balsam tolu, oil of thyme, alpha-naphthol, and ether.