THE MEDICAL EVIDENCE AND AN Abstract of the General Evidence ADDUCED ON THE TRIAL OF WILLIAM PALMER, AT THE CENTRAL CRIMINAL COURT, FOR THE ALLEGED WILFUL MURDER BY POISON OF JOHN PARSONS COOK

1856 The Lancet  
JOHN PARSONS COOK. most intense interest is excited by this remarkable 'trial. The vast amount of medical and scientific evidence 'brought forward for the prosecution and the defence, is ;probably without a precedent. In order that the readers of 'THE LANCET may possess a complete record of this extraordinary inquiry, we publish a full and accurate report of the -medical evidence adduced, both for the crown and the prisoner. The trial has already occupied eight entire days, and was still
more » ... ing at the time of our going to press. We shall complete our report in the next number of THE LANCET.
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