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1872 The Lancet  
qualified as borough magistrates. THE GuiLDHALL LIBRARY.-The new Library and Museum, erected by the Corporation of the City of London, were opened on Tuesday night by Lord Selborne in the presence of nearly three thousand guests. We feel pleasure in noticing the important part taken by Dr. Sedgwick Saunders in the promotion and inauguration of so noble an institution. FRANOESco PUCCINOTTI.-This eminent physician died on the 8th ult., at the ripe age of seventy-eight. He was one of the
more » ... ne of the luminaries of Italian medicine, and has written valuable works on general pathology, therapeutics, clinical medicine, hyg-iene, epidemiology, and physiology. He was distinguished for his patriotism, which brought many persecutions upon him at the time of the Austrian rule, and was highly esteemed by his countrymen. WEST KENT MEDICO-CHIRURGICAL SOCIETY.-The November meeting of this Society was held on the lst inst., when Dr. Tilbury Fox read a paper on the Nature and Treatment of Psoriasis, and urged upon his hearers the importance of fiading out all constitutional symptoms connected with the cases that came under their notice, as struma and syphilis and other diseases so modified the malady that it was not possible to indicate any one fixed line of treatment. Dr. Gooding (president) was in the chair, and the meeting was fairly attended.
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