Editorials and Medical Intelligence

1836 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
A correspondent has forwarded the following particulars of the examination of the body of a female, who died recently, not far from Boston. The circumstances in relation to the history of the individual, before death, are substantially these :-A practising physician, in the early part of January, in passing the door of a public house, was asked by a young woman, whom be afterwards ascertained bad arrived in the evening stage, if he were a physician. When informed on that point, she remarked
more » ... t, she remarked that she was indisposed, and desired his advice. Subsequently she expressed a wish to be assisted in procuring reasonable lodgings, being too unwell to provide for herself. This he humanely accomplished, and prescribed some simple medical course, which he thought most conducive to her restoration. At the expiration of about a week, the neighborhood were
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