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1823. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. CORRESPONDENCE AND COMMUNICATIONS. The
following selection, though copious, bears only a very small
proportion to the communications which the Author possesses; but it
is hoped it will be a sufficient testimony of the success of the
treatment detailed in this work. It may be proper to say, that the
selection has been made, as in'the instance of the cases, quite
impartially; and that the effects of the Tincture, and of the
Alterative Aperient Pills, are stated in the very words of the
patients, only the less important details of their communications
being omitted. The only liberty which has been taken with the
language, was the correction of slight errors of the pen, which
often occur in letter-writing, even among the best scholars. For
the insertion of such letters, as the Author, through
forgetfulness, has not obtained permission to publish, he can only
say, that he has given them a place entirely on account of their
utility and importance. Extracts of Letters from Mr. Dodshon,
Surgeon, at Diss, in Norfolk. London, April 27, 1812. My Dear Sir,
The man to whom I gave your medicine, about a month ago, has had,
for the last seven years, every spring and autumn, a regular attack
of gout, which has generally lasted from three to five weeks. When
I saw him, which was the third day from the commencement of the
attack, he complained of violent pain in both his feet, and could
scarcely bear the weight and pressure of the bed-clothes; one foot
was also considerably swollen. I gave him two tea-spoonfuls of your
" medicinal water," at nine P.M. The next morning the pain had
entirely subsided; he had had about five hours of refreshing sleep.
The medicine had produced a slight diaphoresis. The following night
I gave him two tea-spoonfuls more, which had a si...
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