Excerpt from The London Medical and Surgical Journal, 1833, Vol. 2: Exhibiting a View of the Improvements and Discoveries in the Various Branches of Medical Science
This, however, is matter for con sideration elsewhere. The good is done, and I live to behold the con sequences.
It is my intention to take up the subject of army medical economy, and pursue it through a series of papers, destined, if you will accept of them, for your Journal. The system is now a model for universal imitation; and I am confident that I can contribute to do it justice. In my opinion you have done quite right, and acted with unimpeachable wisdom, in lending your pages to the promulgation of the proceedings of those whom I know to be gentlemen, and philosophers.
I remain, Your obedient servant, J. Gordon smith, Royal Lancers.
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