Hugh P Jones to Henry Wilson

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Written from 31 Cloudesley St, London

Thought he would be interested to know what appeared to him to be the strongest of the papers from the Regulationist side. Undoubtedly Dr Commenge makes out an excellent prima facie case, up to a certain point for his side, assuming that his statistics are credible. He gives an outline of the scheme of statistics used which divides the Paris women into four classes. But the deductions of each class 'seem to be a very fallacious argument'. Apart from Commenge the Norway figures show that, if anything, Abolition has lessened the expansion of the disease.

Administrative / Biographical History

'I wrote to Miss Wilson to ask her to send on the papers which ought to have reached you first post this morning'

This was Dr Helen Wilson daughter of Henry J Wilson and a qualified doctor of Medicine. See her letter of 16 Sep to her father

Biog: Dr Helen Mary Wilson, Dr Commenge, Rev Hugh Price Jones