The Early Medical History of the United States Contributions to the Annals of Medical Progress and Medical Education in the United States before and during the War of Independence . By Joseph M. Toner, M. D. Washington: Government Printing Office 1874. pp. 118
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perienced." The work may be regarded as a very readable and thorough monograph on a subject not very familiar to many physicians ; and, making perhaps no more than the usual allowances for the enthusiasm of the advocate, the book is apparently a reliable one. Wo should certainly recommend its perusal to any one who wishes to use this drug efficiently and safely. THE EARLY MEDICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES Tins work1 comprises a large collection of historical and biographical matter relating
... al matter relating to tho early medical profession of this country. It was intended to form a part of a full history of the rise and progress of American education, which was thought desirable for the Vienna Exhibition, but which from unavoidable circumstances was never completed. It was compiled by Dr. Toner, of Washington, at the request of a convention of school superintendents who met in that city in 1872. Dr. Toner has worked with tho zeal of an enthusi-1 Clinical Lectures on Diseases of the Urinary Organs.