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From the 20th of August to the 20th of September,

cf September, assumed its more malig

and dangerous form; being a:No. of Cases.

tended with deep ulcerations of the SMALL-Pox

throat, with a collection of tough phlegm Measles Scarlatina Anginosa

3 in the fauces, and an acrimonious dif

13 Erysipelas

charge from the nostrils, a weak and Aphthous Sore-throat


quick pulse, with interchanges of torUlcerated Sore-throat

por, and violent agitation. In this Hooping-cough


form, the disease usually proves fatal to Dysentery


infants on the 7th or 8th day. Cholera


But few cases of the measles occur at Summer-fever

7 present; and the small-pox seems conPues peral Fever

2 liderably declining. The fatality of the Malignant, or Putrid Fever

6 latter disorder has been, during the last Acute Rheumatism

? half-year, uncommonly great. It apGout

pears from the London bills mortality, Catarrh


that 1050 persons died of the small-pox, in Peripneumony Peritoneal Inflammation

1795; whereas, between the ist of Janu. Acute Diseases of Infants

zary, and 25th of August, in the present

year, the number, of deaths has amounted CHRONIC DISEASES.

to 2 196. During the summer months, Afthenia

18 the deaths are stated in the bills as fol. Syncope

lows : In May, 331; in June, 340 ; in Hysteria

July, 412; in August, 360. Epilepsy

Cases of cholera have been few and St. Vitus's Dance

I flight during the prefent season, owing, Paralysis

5 perhaps, to the uniformly warm weather Anasarca

4 which prevailed at the latter end of Chronic Rheumatism

7 Lumbago

August, and the beginning of September. Sciatica

The dysentery has also been very flight: Cephalæa

this disease has not been epidemical in

3 Cough and Consumption


London, since the autumn of the year Dyspepsia

8 1780. Gaftrodynia

The synochus,

fummer-fever, Enterodynia

8 which was formerly described, begins to Diarrhoea

14 change its form during the month of Jaundice

September; and assumes, in the second Worms

3 week of its course, the characteristics of Menorrhagia

4 the malignant, or putrid fever, often Leucorrhea

4 proving fatal about the 18th, or 19th Abortion Chlorosis and Amenorrhea

day, if timely care be not taken to

check its progress. Schirrus uteri Mammary Abscess

In September, also, fevers usually apUlcer of the Kidney

pear, which from their commenceStone and Gravel

5 ment, exhibit symptoms of malignancy; Prolapsus Uteri

Ť being attended with a brown, dry Scrophula and Rickets

8 tongue, violent pain of the head, Tabes mesenterica

3 delirium, or coma, deep-seated pains of Lepra Græcorum

the limbs, petechial spots, and hæmorTooth Rash

2 rhagy. These fevers become highly Scalled Head Crufta Lactea

contagious, especially when they occur Impetigo

in close confined situations, and in houses Sycofis *


where little attention is paid to ventila. Itch and Prurigo

tion, or cleanliness. The disease is ex

5 The scarlet fever, which is now exten- of October and November, but its progress

tended by infection during the months fively diffused, has, since the beginning is generally hopped by the froits of DeSee Celsus De Medicin. Lib. 6, cap. 3.


MEDICAL progress,










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Sr.THOMAS'S AND GUY's HOSPITALS. pital, have liberally caused a theatre,

with suitable apartments, to be erected, То

afford a greater advantage to the in which the following courses of lectures

medical studeni, theic hospitals have been so far united, that gentlemen who

are annually delivered.

The lectures are fo arranged, as not to become pupils of the ope, are entitled to attend the practice of the other, which interfere with one another, or with the

practice of the hospital. gives them an opportunity of making

At ten o'clock in the morning, lectures daily observations, on the cases of upwards of 800 diseased persons.

on the theory and practice of medicine, Lectures on the following subjects are

or on the materia medica, are given by

Dr. ROBERTS. delivered at these hospitals :

At eleven, the business of the hospital At St. Thomas's hofpital, Mr. Cline

commences; when this is concluded, will begin his course of anatomical and

natural and morbid anatomy and physiofurgical lectures, on the ift of October, logy are taught, by Mr. ABERNETHY, at one o'clock.

till four. And on the 318 of Oétober, at eight o'clock in the evening, Mr. AsTLEY

In the evening, Dr. OSBORN and Dr. Cooper will commence his course of and the diseases of women and children.

CLARKE give lectures on midwifery, lectures on the principles and practice of

After which, lectures on chemistry, by surgery.

Dr. POWELL; and on the theory and At Guy's hospital, the autumnal courses of lectures will commence in the follow- practice of surgery, by Mr. ABERNEing order:

THY, are given on alternate evenings. The theory and practice of medicine, on the practice of the hospital, by Dr.

A clinical lecture is given once a week on Monday, 'the 3d of October, at ten

LATHAM. o'clock, by Dr. SAUNDERS.

And Mr. WILKINSON proposes to deMidivifery, on Tuesday morning, October 4th, at a quarter before eight o'clock, tal philofophy.

liver lectures on na:ural and experimenby Drs. LOWDER and HAIGHTON. Chemistry, on the same morning, at


Phyfiology; or the laws of the animal LeEtures on Physic and Chemistry, economy, on Wednesday evening, the

By Dr. PEARSON. 5th, at feven o'clock, by Dr. HAIGHTON. To begin on Thursday, Oct. 6, at eight Therapeutics, and Materia Medica, en

in the morning. Tuesday, the uth, at the same hour, by

Three of each of the courses are given Dr. BABINGTON. Clinical lectures; lectures on experi- first courses commence the beginning of

every year, in Leicester-square, viz. the mental philosophy, and on botany, will October, and close the latter end of Ja. be continued as usuai. An evening course of midwifery, will after the former have been concluded,

nuary; the second begin immediately be delivered by Dr. HLIGHTON, every and terminate in May ;--they are immeTuesday, Friday, and Sacurday, at live diately fucceeded by the third, which are o'clock.

concluded the early part of Septeinber. A physical society, for the relation of cases, and the discuifion of papers read dica, from a quarter before, to a quarter

A lecture is given on the Materia Meon the different branches of medical paft eight o'clock; on the Practice of science, is held every Saturday evening, Physic, from a quarter past eight to about in the Medical Theatre of Guy's hofpi- nine ; and on Chemistry, from nine to

ten o'clock every morning, excepting

Saturdays; on which days a lecture is ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S HOSPITAL. delivered on the Practice of Phyfic, from The governors of this iufiitution, fen- from nine to ten.

cight to nine, and on the Cases of Parients fible of the advantages which would ac

A complete register is kept of the cases crue to the itudents of medicine and to

of Dr. Pearson's patients in St. George's the public, from connecting a svítem of Hospital, and an account given of their inftruction with the praćike of the hof

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Medical Lectures. progress, treatment, and termination, Cour, e of Le&tures on the Practice of Phyfic. every Saturday morning.

By the fame. During the summer courses, evening

This course will begin with the Hif- lectures are given on Pharmacy, in which tory of Health ; afterwards, all the Dirthe London Pharmacopæia of 1791 is eales incident to the Human Body will be used as a text book, which may be at

treated of: defcribing their fymptoms and tended, gratis, by the perpetual pupils to causes, the manner of distinguithing them all the other lectures.

from one another; their progress and

termination ; the prognosis and methods WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL.

of cure, in as far as they are hitherto On Monday, the 3d of October, Dr. known, with the formuiæ. CRICHTon will re-commence his winter course of Lectures on the theory and Course of Leftures ox ibe Materia Medica,

By the same. practice of Physic, Materia Medica, and Chemistry

This course will begin with the PhysiIn treating of the Materia Medica, theology of the Animal Syftem, together

with the Doctrine of Digestion, in as far doctrine of Therapeutics, and as much of the Physiology of the Human Body, cines; the properties of the different

as they regard the exhibition of Medi. as is necessary to understand the action fubftances used for food, will be treated of Medicines, are fully considered; and of; the inode of action of Medicines (in a variety of specimens of each article are

as far as it is known) and the particular exhibited. The Lectures on the theory and prac

Cases in Diseases in which they are or tice of Physic, are formed on a new me

may be given, will be shown, with the thodical arrangement of diseases; and in doses ; speciinens of the Drugs, and the

manner of compounding them and their addition to what is usually delivered on this subject, the Physiology and Patho

marks of their goodness will be exhibite

ed. logy of the Human Mind is treated of as a necessary introduction to the history morning, the Chemistry ar nine, and the

The Practice of Physic at eight in the of mental diseases,

Materia Medica will be continued at leven. The Chemiftry is almoft entirely founded on the fýstem of Lavoisier, the Fordyce's, Eflex-street, Strand, on Mon.

[The autumn courses will begin at Dr. several data and parts of which are il day, the 3d of October. lustrated by a number of interesting ex

The spring courses will begin the first periments The Lectures will be delivered at his

Monday in February.] house in Spring-gardens, Charing-cross; the Materia Medica at eight, the Prac

MIDWIFERY. tice of Physic at nine, in the morning Mr.T. POLE, No 102,

On the 3d day of the ensuing month,

Leadenhall-street, daily ; and the Chemistry three times a week, at seven in the evening.

Man-Midwife extraordinary to the Ob

ftetric Charity, will commence his course THEATRE IN BARTLET-COURT,

of Lectures on the theory and practice HOLBORN-HILL.

of Midwifery, including the Diseases of Dr. MARSHAL will begin his Anato- Thomas's Itreet, between Thomas's and

Women and Children, at his Theatre, my and Physiology on Saturday, the ist

Guy's Hospitals. of October next, at two o'clock. The Practical Anatomy will commence

The Anatomy and diseases of the parts about the same time, and a course of and illustrated by models, paintings, and

will be demonstrated by preparations, lectures on Surgery.

drawings, of which Mr. Pole has made

a very extensive collection for the benefit Dr. FORDYCE.

of his pupils. Chemical Lectares, by G.FORDYCE, M.D. Lectures given throughout the year:

In each course the general elements of Chemistry will be explained and illuf- THEATRE OF ANATOMY, GREAT trated by actual experiment, and the

WINDMILL STREET. Chemical History of Bodies will be given, The Plan of Dr. BAILLIE's and Mr. and their properties likewise demonstrated

CRUIKSHANK's Lectures on Anaiomy, by experiments, among which all the Physiology, Pattoiogy, and Surgery. common processes (particularly the Phar. Two courses of Lectures are read dur. maceutical ones) will be gone through and ing the winter and spring seasons ; one commented upon.

course beginning on the iit day of OctoMONTHLY MAG. No. YIII.


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ber, and terminating on the 18th day of A room likewise is open for Disfec. January ; the other course beginning on tions, from nine in the morning till two the 19th day of January, and terminat- in the afternoon, from the oth day of ing towards the end of May.

October till the 20th of April; where In the October course is explained the regular and full demonstrations of the structure of every part of the Human parts diffected are given ; where the dif, Body, so as to exhibit a complete view ferent cases in Surgery are explained, of its Anatomy, as far as it has been the methods of operating shown on the hitherto investigated; to which are add- dead body; and where also the various ed, its Physiology and Pathology. Arts of injecting and making Prepara

In the spring course, the structure of tions are taught. the Human Body is again explained, the

[These notices will be continued in future muscles only being omitted; after which follow Lectures on Surgery; and the years, and we request hereafter to be favoured

with them a month earlier. As general appli. course concludes with the Anatomy of cations have been made, it is hoped that none the Gravid Ulerus, and instructions in the of the Lectures remain unnoticid for want of Art of Delivery

due communications.]


In September, 1796,

Mr. Hammond's mission to the continent, WHETHER the sentence which was was commensurate to the difficulties and

passed by a great statesman on the distresses of our situation ; but the regict, late parliament, " that it had added on its failure, was diminithed, by their more to our burthens, and taken more uncertainty with respect to i ne precise from our liberties than any Parliament object which adminiftration had in view. that ever existed,” is founded in justice Whatever might be the requests of the or not, must be left to the decision of British minister to the king of Pruilia, porterity. We think we can foresee, that monarch seems to have had too much however, that whatever may be the dif- fagacity to plunge himfelf into the gulf ficulties which the new parliament has to in which the English nation are involved. encounter, it will not be called upon to If the object of administration was really involve itlelf in the same inconsistencies peace (that “consummation fo devourly which marked the conduct of the old. It to be withed'') the forrow of every friend will not have ti declare, that the exist- to his country will be proportioned to ence of a republican form of government the evils that may probably result from in France, was incompatible with the the continuation of the war. If, on the safety and order of all the regular govern. contrary, their object was a junction with ments in Europe ; and afterwards to pro- Austria, in one last effort to subdue the nounce that such an order of things had enemy, the people will measure thcir taken place (the republican forin still grief by the little chance of success in so exifting) that there was no bar to nego- desperate an enterprise. This mission ciation. In this view the ininister, per- was, however, considered by the cabinet haps, acted wisely, in dismissing the old as to important, that they were induced to parliament, and calling a new one.- postpone the meeting of parliament, till Under the sanction of this parliament, a its result should be known. Upon the treaty of

peace must be concluded, and arrival of Mr. Hammond's dispatches, a probably with a French republic, unless cabinet council was held ; and it was we are to have, what a late nobleman then finally deterinined that parliament predicted, a contest of fourteen years; should be summoned to meet on Tuesday, and pacific' arrangements will certainly the 27th of September. be adopted by a representation which is On the 6th, the privy council publish. new, at least in its collective capacity, ed two orders, allowing the exportation with less

apparent departure from of goods, the growth or manufacture of principle, than by a body whose early this country, to Holland, the Nether. proceedings has been so decisively hostile lands, and Italy, in neutral buttoms; to the French revolution.

and revoking certain parts of the TraiThe anxiety of the public respecting terous Correspondence Bill, and of the


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Political Affairs.--France.

661 other acts to that purpose ; and allowing

FRANCE. an unrestrained communication, in the

Since our last, the executive directory fame manner as before the passing of the of the French republic have paid the most above bills.

serious attention to the deranged state of These measures, so contradictory to

their finances, and have avowed, with a former arrangements, have been adopted, commendable openness, the embarraitit is said, in consequence of an applica

ments under which they labour in that tion from the Eait' India Company, to department. Mr. Dundas. Their warehouses were

On the 26th of August, Fermond over-liocked with goods, and the de- made a report to the council of five hunmand for them to trifling, that they dred, on the state of the finances, the found it necessary to apply for liberty to resources, and expenditure of the repubexport them to Holland, the only place lic. He estimated the daily expences at in Europe where a profitable market three millions of livres, so that by the could be found. It was at the same time

22d of December, the government will necessary to authorise remittances of

want for the expences of the campaign, money due to that country, since it could

about 400 millions in money. It was not be expected that the Dutch would stated, that the temination of the war in send money to Great Britain, while there La Vendée, and other circumstances, had existed a clause in the Traiterous Corre; perinitted the dininution of the expendifpondence Bill, forbidding any to be paid

ture a milliard yearly. in return.

The resources to the 22d December, The most distressing accounts have


Millions, been lately received, of the terrible per

Remaining of the forced loan

349 tilence that continues the scourge of the

Land tax

300 Europeans in the West Indies. It swept

Personal contributions

25 away, at St. Nicola Mole, three-fourths

Other objects

70 of the officers and seamen belonging to

Payment for the national domains 200 the different ships of war; and the mor

Military contributions

so tality among the land forces has been in

Bills on foreign countries

80 a far greater proportion. The regiments

Other objects

20 have been reduced, from twenty to fifty men each; and the miserable remains of

1094 the army and navy at that place were carried off at the rate of twenty-five daily,

It was farther stated, that if these re on an average. As the whole ground sources should be reduced even to 80 which could be occupied there as a bury- millions, there would then be double thn ing place, was filled with the dead, the sum wanted. The revenues for the fift" bodies were obliged to be sunk with year, he added, would be 502 millions, ballast in the sea. The Swifture and which would be farther augmented by

Raisonable men of war, of 74 guns each, impofts upon the roads, tobacco, and other : lowered upwards of 800 men over the articles of consumption and luxury.

fide; amongst there, in the latter ship But in order to put the government in a alone, were thirty-two gentlemen froin condition to pay the expences of the war, the quarter deck. Very few instances the commission proposed two resolutions, have occurred where any person seized which were agreed to by the council. with this most dreadful malady recover- The first resolution, was to authorise the ed. The British officers and men em- directory to sell a hundred millions of ployed upon the late ill-fated expedition national domains in Belgium. The fee to St. Domingo, have generally fallen a cond, to grant a fresh delay of a month facrifice to its attacks, and most of the for the payment of the direct contribuprincipal posts on the island, which were tions; after which, persons shall not be taken by the British, have since been re- permitted to pay except in money, or in linquished, on account of the pestilential mandats at the current price. air of the climate. The remaining British On the 23d of August, the executive forces are now confined to Cape St. Nic directory sent à secret message to the colas, and Port-au-Prince.

council of five hundred, upon which the The English navý have lately cap. council formed itself into a close comtured, in various parts, several ships of inittee, and ordered all strangers to witha force of the enemy, the details of which, draw. This message (afterwards puba for want of room, we are obliged to defer lished) exposed in the most plaintive till our next,

terms, the distressed fate of the army 4P a


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