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NEW ORLEANS.
PUBLISHED BY S. WOODALL, 49, CAMP STREET.

TO READERS AND CORRESPONDENTS.

We have received a communication from Dr. Gist, of Jackson, Miss., for our next number.

We have received the following books :

1. Medical Botany: or Descriptions of the Important Plants used in Medicine, with their History, Properties, and Mode of Administration. By R. EG LESFIELD GRIFFITH, M. D., &c., &c. With upwards of 300 illustrations.Philadelphia. Lea & Blanchard. 1847, p.p. 704.

2. Fascination, or the Philosophy of Charming. By John B. NEWMAN, M. D. New York. Fowlers & Wells. 1847.

The following pamphlets have been received: 1. Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Connecticut Medical Society. May, 1847. Together with a List of the Members and the Annual Address.

2. Valedictory Address to the Graduates of the Medical Department of Pennsylvania College, (Session 1846-7.) By WASHINGTON L. ATLEE, M. D). Professor of Chemistry

3. Proceedings in the Trial of Jeremiah Darby, for the Murder of his Wife. In the Circuit Court, for Montgomery county, Alabama. May, 1847. (From Dr. Boling.)

The following Foreign Medical Journals have come to our address, from the publishers.

The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science.
The Dublin Medical Press. May, 1847.
Our customary American exchanges have all been received.

We regret to perceive that the sources of some of our Foreign extracts have not been appended to the articles. The articles 'on Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis, and Ligature of the Common Carotid were extracted from Ranking's Half-Yearly Abstract. p. 192, and p. 207.

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Art. II.—Materia Medica and Therapeutics ; including the Preparations

of the Pharmacæpias, &c., with many new Medicines. By J. FORBES

ROYLE, M. D., F. R. S. &c., Professor of Materia Medica and Thera-

peutics, King's College, London. Edited by JOSEPH Carson, M. D. &c.

Philadelphia, Lea & Blanchard, 1847, 8vo., 689.

Art. III.-A Treatise on Diseases of the Eye. By W. LAWRENCE, F.

R. S., Surgeon Extraordinary to the Queen, Surgeon to St. Bartholo-

mew's Hospital, and Lecturer on Surgery at that Hospital, etc. etc.-

A new Edition, with numerous Additions, and one hundred and

seventy-six illustrations. By Isaac Hays, M. D. Surgeon to Will's

Hospital, &c. &c. Philadelphia, Lea & Blanchard, 1847, pp. 858.

ART. IV.–New Elements of Operative Surgery. By Alf. A. L. M.

VELPEAU, Professor of Surgical Clinique of Medicine, of Paris ; Sur-

geon to La Charité, etc. etc., with a treatise on Minor-Surgery, illus-

trated by over 200 engravings, incorporated with the text: with a quarto

of 22 plates, representing the principle operative processes and surgi-

cal instruments. First American, from last Paris edition. Transla-

ted by P. S TOWNSEND, M. D. Augmented by the addition of several

hundred pages of new matter, comprising all the late improvements and

discoveries in Surgery in America and Europe, up to the present time:

all under the supervision of, and with notes and observations by Val-

ENTINE MOTT, M. D. Professor, &c. &c. &c. In three volumes, Vol.

III. New York: Samuel J. & William Wood, 1847, pp. 1162.

Art. V.-Education : its Elementary Principies, founded on the Nature

of Man. By J. G. SpurZHEIM, M. D., of the Universities of Vienna

and Paris, &c. &c. With an Appendix, by S. S. Wells. Sixth Ameri-

can Edition. New York, Fowlers & Wells, 1847.

Art. VI.-1. Summary of the Transactions of the College of Physi-

cians of Philadelphia. From December, 1846, to April, 1847.

2. Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York.

Vol. vii., part 1.

ART. VII. - The Students' Vade Mecum, or Manual of Examinations

upon Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Materia Medica, Surgery, Ob-

stetrics, Practice of Medicine, (including Physical Diagnosis and Dis-

eases of the Skin,) and Poisons. Second edition, revised and greatly

enlarged. By GEORGE MENDENHAL, M. D., Lecturer on Pathology in

the Medical Institute of Cincinnati, member of the Philadelphia Medi-

cal Society, &c. &c. Philadelphia, Lindsay & Blackiston, 1847.

ART. VIII.-A System of Human Anatomy, general and special. By

ERASMUS Wilson, M. D., Lecturer on Anatomy, London. Third

American from the third London edition. Edited by Paul B. God-

DARD, A. M., M. D., Professor of Anatomy, &c., in the Franklin Medi-

cal College of Philadelphia, with 233 Illustrations, by Gilbert.-

Philadelphia : Lea & Blanchard, 1847.

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