Scope and Content

'Essays medical and experimental, on the following subjects. 1. On the Columbo root. 2. On the Orchis root.3. On the waters of Buxton and Matlock in Derbyshire. 4. On the medicinal uses of fixed air. 5. On the antiseptic and sweetening powers, and on the varieties of fixed air. 6. On the noxious vapours of charcoal. 7. On the atrabilis. 8. On sea-salt. 9. On coffee. To which are added, select histories of diseases, with remarks; and proposals for establishing more accurate and comprehensive bills of mortality', Medical and Philosophical Commentaries, by a society of physicians in Edinburgh, Vol.1. Second Series, 1774.


Incomplete article. Leech has handwritten missing section of the article onto the last page.