Letter from J.M. Arnott, London to W. Mackenzie, Paris

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According to the Secretary of the College of Surgeons by right only the tickets for 12 months of the “London, E & D hospitals” are admitted, but exceptions are generally made for Glasgow and Aberdeen. Is exploring the idea of the chances of success of a new dissecting room. Reissinger is not to buy the instrument for artificial anus if he hasn’t already done so. Could Nowiski purchase books (named) and prints on Parisian fashion and over 5 yards of black silk. Arnott only mentions this last request to ease his conscience “having promised to do so, but I know it’s all stuff to ask a man to buy women’s wearing apparel, & therefore hope you will pay no attention to it.”