Autograph letter signed to C. Wing

Publisher Information: London: 1816.

Autograph letter signed to C. Wing, surgeon. 1 page plus integral address leaf. Bedford Row [London], 10 August 1816. 228 x 185 mm. Lacunae in address leaf, light soiling, traces of former mounting, but very good.

Writing to a fellow surgeon, Abernethy states that “I can perceive nothing materially wrong in the care of your patient” and advises “a bread and water poultice by night,” which would likely “produce nervous tranquility, to the want of which I attribute the pains rather than to actual disease.”

Book Id: 46452

Price: $450.00

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