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under a complaint, the nature of which for some weeks to be broken up by the elevator, as in the adult; and remained obscure. His chief symptoms were fever, it is therefore next to impossible to avoid wounding restlessness, and an inability or disinclination to place the closely. adherent dura mater. his legs under him. After a short period, soft elastic Taking these difficulties into consideration in con« tumefaction of the integuments of the right side of the nection with the great resiliency of the cranial bones hypogastric region was observed; and in addition to of children, and the great consequent, probability this, a very hard, elongated, and fixed and paiuful of their recovering themselves, after depression, the tumour was felt, deop under Poupart's ligament. The author comes to the conclusion that in the young subright leg was swollen and hard, but not edematous, ject an operation can seldom be necessary or proper. and the thigh was immoveably semi-fiexed upon the He supports his opinion by the parrative of six cases.pelvis. No cause could be assigned for his illness, Buffalo Med. Journ., in Americun Journ. of Med. excepting a fall from the cradle.

Science, July. The tumour on the pelvis continned to enlarge for

NEW SPLINT FOR FRACTURES OF TAE HUMERUS: about the space of a montb, when there was discharged

By Robert Foulis Esq., Edinburgh. Sole with the urine a cupful of pus, wbich was followed by

In the treatment of fractures, it is a goneral principle great relief, and evident diminution of the tumour.

that the mechanical support applied, of whatever kind Io about another month the discharge of pus with

it may be, should extend beyond the two extremities of the urine bad nearly ceased, and the pelvic tomour was

the injured bone, in order to insure perfect immobility again beginning to enlarge. There was now also con.

of the limb. siderable tumefaction about the right buttock, between

Now, in treating fractures of the humerus, this rule the margin of the ilium and spine of the sacrum, having

does not appear to have been hitherto attended to; for a very indistinct sense of Auctuation; the skin was

the splints in present 'use, although they are made to not discoloured; the thigh remained semi-dexed as

embrace the elbow.joint firmly, inferiorly and superiorly, before. The second tumour continued to enlarge, and

do not extend farther than the neck of the humerus; was eventually opened, giving issue to much thick pus.

thus the combined weight of the arm and splint tends to From this time the child began to improve, and

yithdraw the lower portion of the fracture from the upper, eventually got quite well.-Dublin Quarterly Journal,

True, the arm is supported by a sling, which the patient May, 1847.

is stricily enjoined to wear, but this support is neces[The case is especially remarkable for the early age / sarily precarious. In the first place, the patient is often at which the iliac abscess declared itself, none being

tempted to withdraw his arm from it; and secondly, previously on record before the age of five years.]

however careful he way be, this is very apt to happen FRACTURE OF TAE CRANIUM IN CHILDREN.

during sleep; hence the surgeon is frequently called

upon to treat an up-united fracture of the humerus. Dr. Hamilton, (U.S.,) endeavours to supply a defici

Now, to lessen the risk of this evil, and to assist in its ency in surgical literature,- viz., the rules by which

removal when it unfortunately occurs, the improved we should be guided in fractures of the skull in children

splint has been constructed. He calls attention to three facts :-1. That until the

Lustead of terminating below the shoulder, the outer second or third year and sometimes later, the fontanelles

half of the splint is extended over the shoulder, where are open. 2. That during the same period very little

a strap is attached, and passed round the body below hard matter has been deposited in the cranial bones,

the opposite axilla. In cases of simple fracture, this they are soft, flexible, and resilient. 3. The bones are

will be quite sufficient to kcep the arm steady, but in almost without diploe until the fifth year, and the

cases of un-united fracture, an additional strap is added, dura mater is firmly adherent. From these facts he

which, passing below the elbow and over the shoulder, infers the correctness of the following line of treat

can be drawn by means of a buckle to any required ment:

degree of tightness. In this way the fractured ends of 1. That if a fracture with depression occurs in a the bone can be brought into close contact. A simpler child, and no signs of compression follow, an operation form of this splint may be found useful in cases of is upjustifiable.

dislocations of the head of the humerus, or of the 2. That if symptoms of compression do actually scapular end of the clavicle, and also in fractures of exist, and there is no external wound which will at the neck of the humerus, and of the acromion process once admit the elevator to the fracture, unless the coma of the scapula. In these, only one splint will be required, has continued several hours, no operation, not even and instead of being cut as a right angle, so as to fit incision of the scalp, is justifiable. And if after the the exterior of the arm, it may be made straight and lapse of several hours the coma continues, but gradu. passed round the posterior of the arm; this, as the ally diminishes, it is still right to delay the operation. former, has a strap attached to the end of it, which is

3. If, in connection with the coma, there exists also also passed round below the opposite axilla. It is a considerable external wound, so that instruments unnecessary that it should be made of so firm texture can at once be applied to the skull, and the elevator as the former; some light substance, such as Bristol has been used without effect, still the propriety of board, rendered firm with cloth pasted on both sides, resorting to the saw or trephine may be doubtful; for will suffice; the strap also may be very light; perbaps in children, the saw or trephine must traverse the a single fold of a bandage attached to the end of the entire thickness of the bone, as its structure is too pliable splint, and passed round under the opposite axilla, will

GENERAL RETROSPECT.

585 be quite sufficient. I think a light splint of this kind, warmed to 98° Fahrenheit. This occasioned considerfor dislocations, would be felt of very little inconvenience áble, but by no means insupportable, pain.' Imme. by the patient, and would afford very sufficient security diately afterwards be punctored and dracuated the against secondary dislocation. Of course, in this case right hydrocele, and into this he threw an injection, a sling or bandago is essentially necessary, for the consisting of one part tincture of iodine, and three splint being straight, and passing around the posterior parts distilled water, without giving rise to the slightest part of the arm, does not prevent its being stretched pain. out as the first form of the splint does.Lancet, The hydrocele into which the wine had been injected August 28th.

became considerably inflamed; the other side offered a CONGENITAL PAIMOSIS, WITH FORMATION OF CALCULI striking contrast, which became more and more evident UNDER TRE PREPUCE.

as the inflammation of the other increased. On the The following case occurred to Mr. Morris, of tenth day, the left (the iodive injection,) was completely Spalding :-Robert Franks, aged eighteen years, a fine cured without engorgement of the testicle or epidi. athletic youth, was admitted into the Union Infirmary,

I dymis. On the right side the scrotum was still tumefied, April 9, 1847. He stated that he was much troubled the testicle was swelled and painful.-Gazelle Medu, with gravel, and that he had been attended by an | from Journ. des Connaiss. Médicales. apothecary, but “his medicine did him do good." He

(There can be no doubt, that as far as this example saw him only two days before his admission, and gare

goes, the superior advantage of iodine injections, both him a bottle of medicine; he states that he has come

as to rapidity of cure and painlessness, is strongly into the Union Infirmary to be cured of his complaint.

marked; but it still remains to be proved, whether the Upon examining the penis as he stood up, it presented

side on which there was most inflammation may not be a most singular appearance: the bead of it was the

the most radically cured. It must also be remembered, size of a large orange, and hung down between his

that M. Fleury bas performed precisely similar opera. thighs; indeed, the weight was such as to elongate the

tions for double bydrocele, and with diametrically penis considerably; the veins of the prepace were

opposite results.] much enlarged. Upon grasping the enlarged prepuce, and rotating it about in the band, a distinct grating

MIDWIFERY. could be felt; indeed, it was exactly like handling a bag ON THE USE OF AUSCULTATION IN LABOUR. of marbles; the orifice of the prepuce was so small Dr. M'Clintock terminates an interesting paper on that I had great difficulty in passing the end of a probe this subject by the subjoined conclusions:-). When through it. He states that wben he passes water the

the fætus is alive, the sounds of its heart may be always prepuce first fills, and swells out; he then grasps it

detected at some period of the labour. 2. The precise with his hand, and forces the urine ont through the

region of the abdomen in which the fætal heart is contracted orifice; he did this in my presence. He has

heard affords auxiliary evidence of the position of the never been able to have sexual intercourse ; indeed, child in utero, but can never be relied on alone for when an erection takes place, it must present a very determining this point, or supersede the necessity for formidable appearance. Having stated to him the vaginal examination. 3. In presentation of the lower nature of his complaint, and the operation necessary

extremities, whether it be breech, foot, or linee, the for its cure, he begged I would at once relieve him, as fetal heart is usually heard most distinctly in the he wished “to be like other men." I, therefore, without vicinity of the umbilicus of the mother. 4. Conclusive further ceremony, slit up the prepuce by means of a auricular evidence of the existence of twins in utero director and bistoury, and turned out from beneath the is only to be drawn from the inequality of the number foreskin 118 calculi, varying from the size of a millet. I of the beats of the new fætal hearts, and not merely seed to that of a but; the glans penis was remarkably from any difference as to their respective positions. small and shrunken. Having washed the parts well 5. If, in the course of a tedious or difficult labour, the out, I ordered warm water dressing. The youth went fatal cardiac sounds, from having been distinct and on afterwards very well, and on the 26th of April was clear, gradually become feeble and obscure, and ultidischarged cured. The calculi vere white and polished,

mately inaudible, even with every precaution against with an uneven service, and, when divided, presented

deception, their absence is positive evidence of the a laminated appearance, and gave out a strong ammo.

child's death; but without the previous successive niacal odour: tbey appeared to be composed of the

examinations this conclusion would be destitute of any ammoniacal phosphate of magnesia.-Medical Tiules.

positive character. 6. In cases where ergot of rye has COMPARISON OF VINOUS AND IODINE INJECTIONS been given to hasten delivery, auscultation is the only FOR THE CURE OF HYDROCELE.

certain way of discovering when the medicine is begin. Considerable discussion having recently taken place ning to exert an injurious influence on the child. on the Continent as to the respective merits of 7. In cases simulating rupture of the uterus, the vinous and iodine injections in hydrocele, M. Bouisson persistence of the fætal heart's sounds is a strong proof took the opportunity afforded him by a patient affected against the occurrence of the accident, and the more with double bydrocele, of testing the two forms of advanced the period at which they are audible after the injection. Accordingly, he punctured first the right setting in of bad symptons, the more conclusive is the side of the scrotum, and having completely evacuated evidence that rupture has not taken place; whilst the the contents, he injected the red wine of the country, I sudden cessation of the fætal pulsations, where they

had been distinctly audible a short time previously, ALFRED EBSWORTH, Bulwell. would corroborate strongly other existing symptoms of | Peter Martin, Reigate. decoration of the uterus. 8. After an attack of puerperal

HARDWICKE. convulsions in the seventh or eighth month of preg. CHARLES M. THOMPSON, Westerham. nancy, when labour has not immediately supervened, if EDWARD BOULGER, Bletchingley. the stethoscope shows that the child is alive, there is hope that gestation will go on undisturbed ; but, if the child be dead, its expulsion will take place most probably in

'REMUNERATION OF MEDICAL OFFICERS ten or fourteen days from the date of the convulsive

OP UNIONS. attack. 9. No certain conclusion regarding the state of

BASFORD UNION. the fætus can be drawn from the placental soufflet. At a Meeting of the Poor-Law Medical Officers of 10. In cases of fooding before delivery, the placontal (the Basford Union, held at the Flying Horse Hotel, brait may point out the part of the uterus to which the Nottingham, October 2nd, Mr. Orton, of Beeston, in the after.birth is attached, and thereby show whether the Chair,the following resolutions were passed unanimously hæmorrhage be accidental or unavoidable. 11. Auscul. Proposed by Mr. Longstaff, of Ilkeston, and seconded by tation of the heart in stillborn children more accurately

s

Mr. Fowler, of Calverton,acquaints us with the state of the child's vital powers, « That this Meeting, representing the feelings of the than any other source of information, and is, therefore, Medical Officers of the Basford Poor-Law Union, depre. well deserving of employment in all such cases.

cates the present inadequate Salaries of the Medical Dublin Quarterly Journal, May,

Officers, sanctioned by the Poor.Law Commissioners,"
Proposed by Mr. Ebsworth, of Bulwell, and seconded by

Mr. Graham, of Basford :
POOR-LAW MEDICAL OFFICERS: REQUISI.

| “That this Meeting is of opinion that a Commission TION FOR A PUBLIC MEETING.

(a moiety consisting of medical men, acquainted with

Poor-law Union Practice,) sirould be issued by GoveraTo the Medical Officers of Poor-Law Unions.

ment, to enquire into the subject of the duties and

remuneration of Medical Officers." We, the undersigned, being persons interested in

Proposed by Mr. Norman, of Ilkeston, and seconded by the amelioration of the present system of Poor-Law

Mr. Longstaff, medical relief, hereby convene a general meeting of

“ Thal, on careful investigation, it appears to us, that Poor-Law surgeons, and others of the medical pro.

in the Basford Union the Medical Salaries are far inferior fession, to be held on Wednesday, the 27th October,

to those in most other unions, being scarcely equal in a instant, at three o'clock, p.m., at the Hanover Square

single instance to the actual cost of drugs and horse Rooms, which have been handsomely placed at the

expenses, and therefore preclude the possibility of the service of the intended meeting by the Council of the

Medical Officers doing justice to themselves and the National Institute of Medicine.

The undersigned also strongly recommend special meetings of Poor-Law surgeons, in their several dis

Proposed by Mr, Fowler, seconded by Mr. Ebsworth,

“ That copies of the Returns furnished to this Meeting tricts and Unions for the purpose, previously to the general meeting, of collecting data, to be submitted to

by the several Medical Officers be forwarded to the

the the meeting, and appointing delegates to attend it.

Poor-Law Commissioners and the Board of Guardians, Poor-Law medical officers, to whom it may be con

with the view of inducing them, at the earliest possible venient, if not appointed as delegates, are also requested

| period, to remove the grievances under which the Medical to give the benefit of their attendance at the meeting.

Oficers of the Basford Union, are now suffering."

Proposed by Mr. Longstaff, seconded by Mr. Graham,JAMES HEYGATE, M.D., F.R.S., President of the

“That this Meeting is of opinion that the present fees Provincial Medical and Surgical Association.

allowed for Vaccination in the Basford Union are so low Thomas HODGKIN, M.D.

as to render the Vaccination Extension Act almost a R. S. HUTCHINSON, M.D., Nottingham.

nullity, and that no fee less than one shilling and Francis Sibson, Nottingham.

sixpence will cause the Act to be carried out in the WILLIAM CANTRELL, Wirksworth.

spirit in which the Legislature intended." RICHARD T. TASKER, Melbourne. Booth Eddison, Nottingham.

Proposed by Mr. Longstaff, seconded by Mr. Ebsworth, AUGUSTUS DARLEY, Nottingham.

“That this Meeting condemns the exclusion of Burns, THOMAS MARTIN, Reigate.

Scalds, and other long protracted and dangerous Surgical [Appointed with other gentlemen at the Derby

Cases from article 177 of the present Poor-Law Regulameeting, as a deputation to wait on the Minister.]

tions; and they are of opinion that the article 181, should

have been more defined, and made imperative." William SEWELL, Radford. Joseph Thompson, Nottingham.

Proposed by Mr. Graham, and seconded by Mr. Norman, HENRY TAYLOR, Nottingham.

“That these resolutions be printed, and a copy Thomas Wilson, Nottingham.

forwarded to the Poor-Law Commissioners, the Basford MARSHALL HALL HIGGINBOTTOM, Nottingham, Board of Guardians, the Medical Periodicals, and the EDWARD DANIELL, Newport Pagnell,

local Journals.".

strongly recommend special poor also.”

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INFLAMMATORY DISEASE OF THE CERVIX hospitals, I had, subsequently, repeated opportunities of UTERI A CAUSE OF ABORTION.

ascertaining the correctness of these views; and when

I published my practical treatise on “ Uterine Inflam. TO THE EDITOR OF THE PROVINCIAL MEDICAL AND

mation," in 1845, I aentioned them more than “inci. SURGICAL JOURNAL. SIR,

dentally," and gave as illustrative of abortion prevented, I have just perused, in a late number of your Journal,

two cases taken from the thesis of my colleague, M. a letter from Mr. Whitehead, of Manchester, which

Costilbes. This thesis was then the only notice of the I trust you will allow me briefly to notice. Mr.

above facts with which I am acquainted in the entire Whitehead's letter is elicited by some remarks made

range of medical literature, ancient or modern. by me, respecting his recent work on the “Causes of

| I was not, however, aware at that time of the extreme Abortion, &c.," in an article published in the Lancet |

frequency of this morbid state as a cause of abortionabout two months ago, (July 24th,) --remarks which

that it is, indeed, the principal cause of abortion-nor do I am sorry to say he has misinterpreted.

I believe that any one else was, not even M. Boys de Mr. Whitehead appears to think that I accuse him of|

Loury bimself. Subsequent researches in & wider plagiarism-an idea which he would not certainly

field, opened to me by a midwifery appointment, shortly retain were he to carefully re-peruse the communica.

afterwards proved to me that such is really the case; tion to which he alludes. So far from accusing him of

and in September, 1816, as above stated, I laid the copying my writings on this subject, I stated, in order

result of my more extended experience before the proto prevent, as I hoped, the probability of such an

fession, in a series of papers, which appeared in the impression, that he was evidently “ignorant of my

Lancet of that year the first haring been previously later publications on this subject, in 1816.” Haring

read before the British Association, at Southampton. thus, by courteously and candidly presuming Mr.

These papers contain, as I asserted in my former comWhitebead's ignorance of my later writings, screened

munication, most of the facts respecting ulcerative myself from the intention of imputing plagiarism to

inflammation of the cervix in pregnancy, and as a cause him, I considered that I was perfectly warranted in

of abortion, brought forward in Mr. Whitehead's recent asserting what is an absolute matter of fact, - viz.,

work, and also others which he does not notice. that I had more than “incidentally” (as stated in his

In repeating this assertion, I wish it to be understood, preface,) alluded to the subject of uterine inflammation

that I do not accuse Mr. Whitehead of plagiarism, and in the pregvant female, in my work “ On Uterine

that I have no doubt but that bis researches were (lat. Inflammation;" and that in a paper read before the

terly,) carried on simultaneously with mine, as he states British Association in September, 1846, and shortly

to have been the case. I merely wish to substantiate my afterwards published, with considerable additions, in

claim to having published the data in question, in an the Lancet, I had entered at considerable length into

abridged form more than two years before, and in the question, thus forestalling the developments con.

extenso, nearly a year before the appearance of his tained in Mr, Whitebead's recent monograph. So far,

work. Had Mr. Whitehead, in his preface, mentioned indeed, from depreciating Mr. Whitehead's labours, I

what had been done before him—what was the actual was the first to hail, in print, bis appearance in the

state of science on the subject, giving me credit for scientific field in which I am engaged, and to bear testi.

what I have written, and then entered into the explana. mony to the value of the important statistical and other

tions contained in his recent letter, all vindication of evidence which he has brought forward.

my position and claims would have been unnecessary.

In conclusion, I hope Mr. Whitehead will credit me The plain statement of facts on this point, as far as I am concerned, is as follows:-In 1810, whilst interne

when I state again that nothing can be further from my

intentions than to wish to diminish the value of labours, at the Hospital of Saint Louis, Paris, I attended tho

the importance of which no one can so fully appreciate practice of M. Boys de Loury, one of the physicians

as myself. It would, indeed, be singular, were I to of the neighbouring hospital-prison of St. Lazarre, where diseased prostitutes are confined and treated.

quarrel with the only ally that I have yet met with,

when that ally brings to the support of the views which I thus became acquainted with a series of facts, undoubtedly brought to light for the first time, in

we are now both endeavouring to establish, so important

a mass of statistical data. Indeed, I am too much the history of medicine, in that hospital, by the constant use of the speculum in the treatment of the

gratified to have met with such assistance in my syphilitical patients, viz., that pregnant women are

endeavours to place this important branch of obstetric often affected with inflammatory ulceration of the

medicine in its true light, not to hail Mr. Whitehead's cervix; that this disease, if left to itself, generally occa.

appearance as an author with the greatest pleasure. sions abortion, (vide my work, page 48,) and that not

Trusting that this explanation will prove satisfactory,

I remain, Sir, only is the use of the speculum unattended with any

Your obedient servant, risk, but that it is often the only means of preventing

HENRY BENNET, M.D. abortion by curing the disease. The kauwledge of these facts, however, even when I left Paris, was con.

Cambridge Square, Hyde Park,

October, 1947. fined to the officials of St. Lazarre, the most eminent French accoucheurs and writers appearing even to this day as ignorant of them as their English fellow. practitioners. During my residence in the Paris !

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A Treatise on Diet and Regimen. By William Medical Intelligence.

Henry Robertson, M.D., Physician to the Buxton

Bath Charity Fourth Edition. Volume 1. London: DESTUCTION OF THE POISON OF CHOLERA.

Churchill. 1817. pro. pp, 354. Mr. Herepath, of Bristol, states in a letter to the | A Guide to the Examination of the Urine in Health Times, that from a series of experiments made at the and Disease, før the Use of Students. By Alfred last visitation of cholera, he had ascertained that the Markwick, Surgeon to the Western German Dispensary, poison which generated the disease was destroyed by &c. &c. London: Churchill. 18mo. pp. 155. chlorine, or a beat of 300°.

Guy's Hospital Reports. Second Series. Vol. V. London: Highley. 1817. 8vo. pp. 212. Plates,

Inquest on Miss Suphia Dallett, &c., with an ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS.

Appendix. Edited by John Rose Cormack, M.D., Gentlemen admiticd Members on Friday, October | Edin.. E.R.S.E.. Fellow of the Royal College of 8ib, 1847 :-C. Thompson; W. M. F. Chatterley ; | Physicians of Edinburgh, &c. &c. London: Churchill. W. Garstapg; C. H. Hitchen; D. Mackinder; J. R. | 1847. 850. pp. 42. Walker; A. Burton; R. D. Staller; L. W. Stewart. 1 Proceedings of the National Medical Conventions, Friday, October 15th :-T. H. Tuke; C. B. Wilson; I held in Nee

held in New York, Mar, 1846, anil in Philadelphia, E. H. Owen; J. M'cNicoll; W. C. Kelaart; H. J. | May 1847. Philadelphia. 1847. Large 8ro., pp. 175. Waterland; H. D. Benwell; R. Branwell.

The Microscopic Anatomy of the Human Body, in

Health and Disease, &c. By Arthur Hill Hassall, SOCIETY OF APOTHECARIES.

| F.L.S., &c. Part XI. London: Highley. Gentlemen admitted Licentiates, Thursday, Septem. ber 30th :-Horatio Coare Brenchler, Maidstone; Thomas Hood, London ; Joseph Rushfortb; Henry

PROVINCIAL MEDICAL AND SURGICAL Fowler Jenkinson. Doncaster; Samuel Fowell, Norwich; George Bellasis Marfen, Stafford.

ASSOCIATION. Thursday, October 7th :-John Owen, Mold; John

NOTICE TO MEMBER S. Pierce Bowling; Walter Brown, Bridlington.

Mr. Crompton, of Manchester, being appointed by

the Provincial Medical and Surgical Association to OBITUARY.

draw up a report on burns and scalds, embodying, as Died, September 2160, Thomas Tucker Price, Esq.,

far as possible, the experience and opinions of the M.R.C.S., of Hereford.

October 1st, at Drumard, near Enniskillen, aged 38. profession, we, the undersigned, earnestly request that Waller Dane, Esq., M.D.

the members of the Association will afford Mr. Crompton October 2nd, at Brookborougli, of typhas ferer, James such information on the subject as they may be possessed Houghton, Esq., M.D., Medical Attendant of the Fever

of, and that they will further his inquiries by erers Hospital and Dispensary. October 3rd, at Belfast, of malignaut fever, Alfred

means in their power. Anderson, Esq., aged 27, resident surgeon of the

(Signed) General Hospital.

JAMES HEYGATE, M.D., October 4th, at Tottenliam, John Morgan, Esq.,

President of the Association. F.L.S., Member of the Council of the Royal College

CHARLES HASTINGS, M.D., of Surgeons, Surgeon and Lecturer on Surgery at

President of the Council.
Guy's Hospital.
October 5th, aged 50, Thomas Powell, Esq., M.D.,

Dated September 4, 1847.
Physician and Goveruor to the Nottingham Lunatic
Asylum.
October 7th, at Belfast, aged 67, David Moore,

TO CORRESPONDENTS.
Esq., R.N., Medical Officer of Quarantine.

Communications have been received from Mr. F. October 8th, at Lower Phillimore Place, Kensington. Buckell; Dr. Paxton; Sir John Fife; Dr. G. C. aged 59, Alfred Hardwicke, Esq., M.D., a Member of Watson; a Retired Surgeon; the Bath Pathological the Council of the Provincial Medical and Snrgical Society; Mr. D. Mc'Donald; Dr. Kepnion; Dr. Association.

Wardell; Mr. C. Anderton.
The continuation of Dr. Paxton's Paper on the Epidemic

Fever of Rugby, and some other communications, are
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