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These beautiful apples were received by the secreta- From M. G. Rose, Esq., of Ramunaghur Factory, ry on the day after the last general meeting, and, fear. vis Coolbariah, forwarding a box containing samples ing the apples might not keep, he circulated them as of raw silk to compete for the medals offered by the widely as possible. The fruit was equal to any at home, Society. both in appearance and flavor, but Mr. Finch does not
From William Storm, Esq., dated 30th April, for. state whether these were solitary specimens, or whether warding samples of silk, to compete for the medals, the tree or trees bore much fruit.
prepared by Mr. A. McArthur, at the Bamundee con. From C. K. Robison, Esq. dated 14th April, en cern, in zillah Nuddeah. closing extract of a letter from Major. Lawrence, dated From N. Alexander, dated 26th April, enclosing a Dorunda, near Hazareebaug, 3d March, forwarding a
memo. of the mode adopted by him in rearing artichokes. small quantity of vegetable-marrow seed. From T. Sandys, Esq., (without date), received 15th
From the secretary to the Meerut Society, dated 18th April, acknowledging receipt of Secretary's letter of the April, advising the despatch of some samples of wool for 16th January, together with copy of the Committee's
the opinion of the committee. Acknowledges receipt of report on his model , No. 2, of a machine for raising the secretary's letter, with copies of the cattle Com
mittee's pamphlet. water, and offering a few observations in reply. From Captain Macfarquhar, to the secretary, dated
From W. Storm, Esq., dated 8th May, forwarding Tavoy, February 21st, forwarding presentation to the some wool taken from English imported sheep. Society, specimens of caouchouc, dammer varnish, and From H. C. Hulse, Esq., dated Muttra, March, 201h cotton.
forwarding four samples of wool, vis, two of while, one of Stating that the former has been manufactured under grey and one of black, shorn from Merino sheep reared his superintendance, and that abundance of the gum can under his care, and conveying some information on the be procured in those provinces. That the sample of subject. dammer varnish is made by bees on the same tree from From the same, dated Muttra, 6th April, transmitting, which the rosin is procured, and that the cotton is the for the inspection of the Society, samples of grass and produce of his garden from seed raised from Sea Island, grass atta, procured in that part of the country; stating and which seems to thrive well in that neighbourhood. that these varieties of grasses are the present means of From Mr. Thomas, superintendant of the Baptist trict, and that the fact of their being made use of as food
subsistence to a large portion of the natives of that dise Mission Press, intimating that he will print the transac. tions on the same terms as prepared by the College appears to be but little known, even to parties long rePress.
sident in India. From Colonel Stacy, dated 151h April, enclosing a
From the same, dated 10th April, acknowledges re. sample of cotton, and requesting an opinion on
its ceipt of secretary's letter in reply to his communication, quality.
on the subject of a horse-breeding establishment, &c. From R. S. Homfray, Esq., dated 18th April, pre
From Dr. J. T. Pearson, dated Jaunpore, 23d April, senting an apricot produced in his garden at Barripore. acknowledges receipt of secretary's letter of the 16th
ultimo, returning his cominunication on cochineal. The members of the agricultural committee had tasted this apricot. Its fragrance was very fine, but
From W. Cobb Hurry, Esq.; dated 30th April, preit was sour to the taste.
senting an ear of Pensylvania maize. From Captain P. Torckler, dated April 191h, ac. From Mr. Hugin, dated 4th April, Kedgeree, acknowknowledging the receipt of transactions, and stating the ledging receipt of parcels of books, &c., intended for intention of the commiliee to agitate the question of the Agricultural Society of Mauritius. establishing a branch society at Dum-Duin.
From Mr. A. Millett, no date, received 8th May, forFrom Dr. A. Campbell, dated Nepal, 12th April, warding 12 musk melons, of the same description as conveying further information on the subject of his form those presetted last year. er proposition of acclimatiny seeds in Nepal for transmission to the plains.
From Captain G.C. Dicen, dated Mhairwarrah, 220
April, advising despatch of a quantity of Lucerne seed, From C. H. Blake, Esq., dated received 21st for presentation to the Society, and intimating his wil. April, forwarding a bag containing two maunds of sugar lingness to forward a further supply at the close of the to compete for the gold medal offered by the Society rains; stating his intention of sowing a large tract of for the best sample Muscovade."
land with cotton-seed and maize, the produce of seed From Captain Jenkins, dated 12th April, conveying furnished by this Society. information on the subject of Eria silk.
From the Reverend J. Parry, dated Jessore, 17th From E. MacIntosh, Esq., of Purneah, dated 16th April, presenting to the Society, about half a maund of April, in reply to secretary's letter of the 20 idem, op Sandoway tobacco, and a quantity of Madras tobacco, . the subject of Indian cattle. Promises to give such in. growing in that district, from seed supplied by this Society formation as his experience may admit.
io Mr. Cathcart, also a specimen of the soil. Requests From Mr. L. L. Leman, of St. Helena, dated 12111 culture and preparation of the plant; stating that he has
an opinion on these samples, and information on the December, 1837, offering to become the Society's agent collected a large quantity of seed from both varieties in in London, for the purchase of cotton seed, &c.
distribution at the district. From Dr. A. Campbell, dated 15th April, on the subject of correspondence respecting Nepal paper pub- of Cuttack, dated 4ih May, advising despatch of samples
From Major Syers, secretary Agricultural Society lished in vol. 5, Transactions of the Society.
of Virginia tobacco and Upland Georgia cotton, produceil From Major J. D. Parsons, dated Cawnpore, 16th in the Society's garden at that station from seed April, promising, in reply to secretary's letter of the furnished by this Society. 2d idem, to give some additional information on the sub
From F. Macnaghten, Esq., Government agent, ject of Indian cattle.
lated 2d May, en closing account.current up to the 30th From R. Montgomery, Esq., datel Allahabad, April April, 1838, showing the sum of 19,900 rupees, to be 18, asking for a supply of colion seeds for distribution toilged in Society's fixed as:els, in Government From M. G. Maxwell, Esq., M. D. of the Madras Dr. Wallich submitted a small squash grown by establishment, dated 9th May, asking for the coloured Mr. R. Smith from English seed. drawings of tobacco plants, presented by that gentleman to the Society sometime ago, if not required, for the pure for all the above communication and presentations.
The thanks of the Society were ordered to be offered pose of being forwarded to Dr. Wight of Madras. Dr. Maxwell also gave some useful hints as to the
John Bell, manner of preserving seeds from insects,
Secretary: Some fine parsnips were submitted by Mr. Kirchoffer, Town Hall, Calcutta, 9th May, 1838. the produce of his garden at Ballygunge.
[Hurkaru, May 10.
Proceedings of a meeting of the committee held at the a vakeel of Shaha Woodalia ; and Moulavee Kurramut
Society's office, No,3. Clive-street ghaut, on Mon. Ally, of Hooghly Emambarrah. day, 30th April 1838.
Proposed by Baboo Ramcomul Sen, and seconded by
Baboo Prosonnocoomar Tagore,-Kallikioker Paulit, of Committee - Rajah Kallikissen Bahadoor, Baboo Calcutta. Prosonnocoomar Tagore, Baboo Ramcomul Sen, G. A petition to Government by a zemindar of the disPrinsep, Esq. W. C. Hurry, Esq. Moonshee Mohamed trict of 24-pergunnahs was submitted to the consideraAmeer.
tion of the committee. Member-Capt. G. Vint.
Resolved, that the petition be considered at the next Visitors-Baboo Bhubanychurn Mitter and Baboo meeting, and of which notice to be given by the circular. Bindabun Bose.
The following resolutions were agreed to : Mr. George Preston proposed at the last meeting, was
Proposed by Rajah Kallikissen Bahadoor, and second. unanimously elected a member of the Society.
ed by Baboo Prosonocoomar Tagore, that the weekly The following gentlemen were proposed as members proceeling of the meeting be published in Bengalli ia of the Society :
the Chundrika and Durpun. Proposed by a letter from T. Dickens, Esq., and se- Proposed by Captain Vint, and seconded by Rajah conded by Captain Vint, --Mr. Thomas, of Calcutta. Kallikissen Baladoor, that as the question of the verna.
Proposed by Baboo Prosonocoomar Tagore, and cular language is important, the discussion be postponeil, seconded by Mr. Prinsep,--Mr. H. Miller, of Goorka, and notice to be given by circular, staring its taking Rajeshye, and Baboo Neelrutlen Halder, of Calcutta. place at the next meeting. Notice was given by Baboo
Ramcomul Sen, that a list of subjects connected with Proposed by Captain Vint, and seconded by Bahoo the revenue and judicial system of Government, which Proson nocomar Tagore, -Allan Gilmore, Esq. J. involves the general interest of landholders, be submitted Me killigan and James llastie, Esqrs. of Calcutta.
by him at the next meeting. Proposed by letter from Baboo Ramrutten Roy, and
WM. COBB HURRY, seconded by Moonshee Nabomed Ameer. – Baboo Es.
P. Tagore, Hony. Secys. senchunder, Kanoongoe, heir of Baboo Boydenauth, Kanoongoe, of Chittagoog; Mouloavee Kurrain Hussen, Hurkaru, May 10.)
CALCUTTA CHRISTIAN INSTRUCTION SOCIETY.
At a public meeting of the Calcutta Christian Instruc. recommends to the Christian heads of families to avail tion Society, held in the old church room, on Tuesday themselves of those means. evening, the 8th May, 1838,
Moved by Capt. Birch, and seconded by Geo.Alexan. The Lord Bishop of Calcutta, Patron, in the chair, der, Esq.
Moved by the Ven, the Archdeacon, and seconded by III.-That the following gentlemen be the office-bearthe Revd, F. Wybrow,
ers of the society for the ensuing year, viz. 1.– That this meeting feels thankful to hear of the
Patron. gradual progress of the society, as manifested in the
The Lord Biship of Calcutta. report just read, and recommends that the report be
President, printed and circulated for general information.
The Venerable the Archdeacon of Calcutta. Moved by the Revd. Mr. Norgate, and seconded by the Revd. Mr. Ruspini,
Committee. 11.—That this meeting feels it lo be the indispensable The Revd. R. B. Boswell, Capt. Johnston, duty of every Christian to impart the knowledge of his Wale Byrn, Esq., Captain Richardson, religion to his fellow.creatures, and, especially, to the domestics of his own household, and that, as this society
C. K. Robison, Esq.
The Revd. H. S. Fisher, Revd. J. C. Thompson, in itsell, and however proper, it may be for Europeans to The Revd. A. Garstin, Revd. F. Wybrow,
receive, yet that it is not suitable for them as they are T. S. Kelsall, Exq., Revd. K. M, Banerjea.
already in possession of a religion of their own. IV.-That the thanks of the meetiog be offered to
Sheetol attends at present at only five houses in which the Lord Bishop of Calcutta for kindly presiding on the) about ninety nalives assemble and hear him read the Scrip
tures, and concerning whom it is reported that they do so present occasion.
with attention, frequently holding disputations concern. Revp. T. Sandys, Secretary. ing the doctrines of revelation, and asking questions for
the solution of their doubts.
The late Mr. De Mattos, a native of Portugal, was a convert from Popery ; soon after bis arrival in this
country from Lisbon uuder the ministry of the late An unusually long time has transpired since the pub. Revd. David Brown at the Old Church; be was en. lication of the last report of this instiution. The socie-gaged as a reader in 1835, with a view to his visiting ly was established in May, 1832, and the first report the numerous families of the Portuguese, with which was published at the end of the next year ; the second this city abounds, most of whom continue to live in report also was published at the end of 1834, and very great darkness with respect to Scriptural truth ; since that time no report has been published until the since the time of his appointment, about three years ago, present one. The reasons for this delay have arisen to that of his death, he has been constantly engaged partly from the circumstance of the operations of the in going about from lane to lane and from house to socieiy being of a very simple and unobtrusive character, house reading the Word of God to numerous Portuguese and partly from the desire not very rapidly to increase families in their own language, During that time he the operations of the society, until such labourers might has read the Scriptures to about seventy different fami. be availai le to carry on the work as could have coufie lies monthly, or, in other words, he may be said to bave dence placed in them by the committee, both as to their held about seventy Bible class meetings every month own Christian character, and their capabilities of doing reading the Scriptures, and encouraging the hearers to their duties in such a manner as, with the Divine bles- hold conversation upon the truths of God's Holy Word, sing, 10 bring the truth of the Holy Scriptures to bear and concluding withi prayer. It is sincerely hoped that upon the hearts and consciences of those who are visit the seed of Divine truth which has been sown by this ed by then.
labourer will prove a blessing to those families who The readers who have been in the employ of the have enjoyed the benefit of his visits. society since the publication of the last repori, are Raja All the readers are expected, when not engaged in visit. Aghaee, Joseph Russic, Lal Ghose, Jutri Ali Alu, ing their stated hearers, to devote their time to endeaPreme Mussee, Samuel Ombika Churn, Meer Jan Jane vouring to draw the attention of their countrymen to the Sheeky, and Mr. De Matias. Those just at present consideration of the truths of Holy Scripture. employed are Raja Aghaee, Saniuel Umbika Chura, and Shectol ; of the rest Joseph is now engaged as The following communications received from some of a Catechist at Culna. Preme ni ussee and Jane Sheeky the members, shew, that what is doing is at present only went to situations of usefulness up the country where the breaking up of the fallen ground of the heart, which the latter is still usefully engaged in connexion with a is pre-occupied by all the error and vices of Mahommeschool. Jutti Ali Alu and Meer Jan foun'l other em. danism and Hinduism : they also shew, that there is rea. ployment more congenial to their feelings, anıl Mr. De son to hope that some of the seeds of Divine truth sown Maitas was attacked by cholera last March, and de- by the labourers of this society may find in some hearts parted this life in peace and in the steadfast hope of a soil in which it will germinate, take a deep and cortery entering upon a joyful immortality through the merits root, and eventually spring up and bring forth the of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, thereby proving fruits of righieousness and peace to the honor and glory that he hinself was experimentally acquainted with of our God and saviour, and the salvation of immortal those truihs which he had been going about to impress souls. If the husbandman wait for the precious fruit upon the minds of others.
of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he
receive the early and latter rain, it surely becomes the Raja Aghaee attends at the houses of fifteen subscribers spiritual husbandman to be patient, to be instant in and reads the Scriptures therein on an average to about sowing the seed of Divine truth, and to persevere in pray: 150 naives weekly, who, in almost every instance, hear er for the enlightening and sanctifying influences of the Gospel with attention, very frequently ask questions the Holy Spirit to cause that seed to be productive of upon what has been advanced, and, not unfrequently, repentance, faith, and holiness, in the hearts of sinners of hold disputations with the reader concerning those truths mankind, and be instrumental in preparing many, an which are revealed in Holy Scripture. In only one or immortal being for the service and love of God, here two instances can it be said that the people give no aiten- below, and for the enjoyments and employments of the tion whatever. Portions of Scripture and of the Liturgy, everlasting kingdom of heaven above. Homilies, and Christian tracts, principally in Hindus. tani, have also been distributed to such persons as were One writes, “ In reply to your note, I am sorry I able to read, and desirous or willing to receive the cannot bear testimony to any good result as yet produced
upon the miads of my servants, who are in the habit of Samuel Ombika Churn attends at the houses of twelve hearing the scriptures read once a week; but as they subscribers weekly, and therein reads the Scriptures to there would seem reason to hope for the Spirit's influen.
shew a willingness to listen, some more than others, about one lundred and Iwenty persons during the week. This reader also attends weekly at a benevolent institution, lobstruct the immediate conversion of adults ?”
ces, notwithstanding the difficulties which appareatly in which are usually congregated about firy natives from all parts of the country, to whom he reads the Word of God. Another writes, “ The servants still continue to give From the report of this reader's visits, it appears, that most us a great deal of trouble in summoning to assemble, of the hearers listen attentively ; some hear but do not which, if left to themselves, they would never thiok of consider, some question with a view to obtaining a so doing ; there is, consequently, no spirit of enquiry or lution of their doubts, and others, with a desire to con- any visible change of sentiments, but we hope for better found and refute, and to make it appear that which is times, and, iherefore, desire to labour humbly under that
A third states, “I am happy to say the servants at. “ The society must, I think, commepel irself to every tend to the instruction, with care, and acknowledge Christian heart. The recollection that we are daily the truth of the doctrines preached to them ; but, receiving attention and service from those who are pethat is all. One man, a Hindoo, who has left Cal. risbing for lack of knowledge, is most painful. How sad culta for his country, I had great hope of, and this constant habit showed in any degree, renders us if it please the Lord, I trust he will come back, he indifferent to such a state of things, yet we all feel that altered his conduct, and improved in every respect; it does, without great watchfulness. This society and not only acknowledged but felt the truth of Chris. reminds us of our responsibilities, and tends to keep tianity, and plainly told me bis intention of embracing alive our sympathy for the stranger that is within our Christianity on his return. One of my servaots is gates, and I have found it useful in this respect even to learning the English language of his own free choice, pray to our soul.” I trust it will be blessed to him. Upon the whole, they seem to be more willing to hear now than they were about two years ago, and more attentive : they prefer Fuods. The total amount received since the publica. being spoken to in the Hindustani language. One of tion of the second report is Rs 2,410 4 annas and 0 pie, my women servants related the explanations she had and the amount expended during the same time is heard here to some of her acquaintances at the house Rs 2,367 8 annas and 0 pie : there is, therefore, a baof a friend of mine, and those servants entreated to be lance of Rs. 42 12 angas 0 pie, in hand. spoken to also ; they were so, and they seemed highly gratified."
The experiment of reading the Scriptures to the do. Another writes, “I am sorry I have nothing parti carried on for the last six years, the committee feels con
mestic servants of Christian families having now been cular to mention respecting ihe Christian lostruction Society; most of my servants are Christians, and they vinced that it is now time to attempt to bring the labourg appear glad of every opportunity afforled them of heard of the society to bear more extensively upon those in ing the Scriptures read, and I am thankful to find them dividuals for whose benefit it was
more especially attentive and consistent."
established. They, therefore, now beg to invite the heads of Christian lamiles to follow the example of those
who have attempted to bring their domestic servants, so Another communication is as follows : " I regret to far as circumstances would admit, within the sound of state, that little or no effect appears to have been made the blessed Gospel, and for that end to obtain the ser. on the minds of my servants as respects the Christian vices of a Christian reader, for the purpose of meeting instruction they receive on the Sabbath day. I have their domestics at a certain conventing hour, once, twice, endeavoured to encourage them to put any questions or oftener per week, as circumstances may suggest, and they thought proper to ihe reader, and to enter into of reading to them, in a language which they can underdiscussions relative to the truths of Christianity and the staod, ibe Gospel of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus tenets of their own belief. For some time they availed Christ. There is one point to which the committee themselves of the privilege; but, latterly, they appear would especially mvite the kind attention of those percontented to attend, listen, and go away unconcerned ; sons who are desirous of benefitting their native de. and, it appears to me, that several of them would noi pendants, and that is, the desirableness of one of the attend, but from the fear of incurring my displeasure. members of the family kindly devoting the hour of the Our only comfort under this discouragement is, that we readers visit to the object of ihat visit, and as frequently are doing our duty in holding forth the light of truth to a as possible remaining present during the reading of very ignorant portion of our fellow-creatures, leaving the Scriptures and the discussion which usually takes the result to the All-Wise disposer of events.”
place, subsequently, as it has been found, that in those cases where this practice is followed, the servants feel
that their employer takes an interest in their welfare, Another member writes," I have received your note and, consequently, are in luced to listen with more at: inquiring what effect has been produced on the natives teption than they would otherwise bestow. in my house from reading the Scriptures in their hearing by the agents of the C. C. I. Society. I am sorry I cannot give you satisfactory information on this sub
The committee cannot but feel that sufficient atten.' ject, because of my inability to converse with them, un too has not yet been paid by Christians to improve the able as I am so speak in any of the native languages. of their servants, and, it is feared, thai many individuals,
influence they possess for promoting the best interests All I can say is, that during ihe reading of the Scriptures who do not think seriously of their dependants, that as jo their hearing they listen respectfully, and often wiib appareat interest, and I should regret if the practice of they are not desirous of seeing the light of truth, they reading to them were discontinued."
may be left to themselves in quiet possession of their prejudices, and in ignorance of the only true God and
Jesus Christ whom he hath set forth to be the propitia “ I have the pleasure of acknowledging the receipt of tion for our sins, and not for ours only, but also for those your letter of the 25th April, requesting a communica of the whole world. The committee feels also thaton tion on the subject of the effect that the regular reading Scriptural ground, it is the indispensable duty of Chris. and expoundnig of the Scriptures have had on my ser cians not only to attend to the spiritual interests of vants, and in reply I regret that I have nothing to report, themselves and their own relatives and friends, but also (I wish I had) beyond regular and apparently willing if it be the command of God that the privileges of the
to those of the strangers who are within their gates. attendance. Some of them acknowledge what they hear to be truth, but, as far as I can judge, their hearts Sabbath be extended to all
such strangers as are brought appear untouched !"
within the sphere of Christian influence, as, from the
Fourth Commandment, it evidently is, it undoubtedly is
a duty also which every Christian owes to those over “ Though I cannot see any fruits, I am glad to have whom he obtains any influence, to use that influence, the blesseŭ Word read to my people, and the Gospel accompanied by his best endeavours, and by his prayers simply preached in my family or dependants, and I trust at the throne of grace, for the Divine blessing, to bring to have the regular attendaoce of the men you now them to an acquaintance with that Gospel which re. send, as it may not be always in vain that these priveals the way of salvation through faith in our Lord AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION.
tate to state that our future supplies will be found (as T. H. GARDINER, 'Esq.
in the case of the Emerald Isle ) of inferior quality.
dear Sirs, yours faithfully, Dear Sir,- As a further proof of the light manner in
W. HAWorth, HARDMAN AND Co. which the charges have been brought against the qua- Calcutta, 8th May, 1838. Jities of the stores laid in for the Emerald Isle, we request you will lay before your Committee the enclosed letter from Messrs. Haworth and Hardman regarding
No. 3. the biscuit.
Extract from a letter, dated Bombay, April 6, 1838. Yours faithfully,
My dear Hardman, —" You desire me to inform you, 11th May. CARR, TAGORB AND Co. if, amongst the general complaints on board the Emerald
Isle, there were any upon your cabin biscuit, marked W.
H., Il, and Co., in reply to which, I must tell you, that No. 2.
I heard none; but, on the contrary, on one occasion, Messrs. Carn, Tagore and Co.
your mark,and, of course, your bread was brought to my
notice at table by one of the passengers, before I had Dear Sirs,-We have the pleasure to hand you (an observed it myself, and, upon informing hien that it was nexed) an extract from a letter received yesterday from the produce of the new mills at Cossipore, he expressed a friend at Bombay, who was a passenger on board the himself how good it was; and, I do not assure you, it was Emerald Isle to Madras, to whom we wrote immediately good, and I did not see a weovil in any of the bread all on receiving your note of the 5th ultimo, advising us of the while I was on board : in short, I did not hear a a complaint that the bread supplied by us to that vessel single complaint about the biscuit in one shape or other, was bad and uneatable. We addressed him to ascer. nor would I ever wish to eat belter. The complaints tain if there was any real ground for complaint, as we seemed to be respecting the wines, of which I partook ourselves felt confident that our stores were most ex. very little, and confess myself no judge of quality. cellent.
Beer is my only beverage, and I took more than enough We will feel obliged by your forwarding our extract of my own; but that belonging to the ship was good to the Committee, of the Australian Association, with a beer also.” request, that they will give the same publicity to it that
(A true extract.) was given to the protest of the passengers received from
(Signed) S. HARDMAX. Madras, as we find that parties now, who are in the habit of supplying ships with such stores, do not hesi. Hurkaru, May 15.]
MEDICAL AND PHYSICAL SOCIETY.
Proceedings of a meeting of the Medical and Physical | tarsus after Chopart's method upon a native, with canser
Society of Calcutta, held at the Asiatic Society's of the forepart of the foot, extending over the metatarsus, apartments, the 15th May, 1838.
and destroying the 1st and 2d toes. Letters from tbe following gentlemen were read : The patient had recovered persecıly complete, union
From W. Michelson, R. B. Penningion, A. Ross, J. having taken place rapidly, although a large articular Innis, m. D. E qrs. Bengal Medical Service ; Hamilton, surface had been exposed by the operation, and the man Esq. H. M.'s 17th Regi. and J. Murray, Esq. Bombay was beginning to walk well with the remaining portion Service, requesting to withdraw from the Society.
of his foot. From Messrs. Leckie and Co. of Bombay, forwarding
The 2d case was one of amputation of the right half their account.current with the Society, shewing a ba? of the lower jaw for hollow exostosis of that bone. The lance in favor of the latter of 514 rupees.
bone was divided a few lines to the right of the centre of
the jaw, and turned out of the socket after separating the From J. H. Stocqueler, Esq., offering to act as agent soft parts. About 16 ozs. of blood was lost during the for the Society here and in England, and stating that operation, but no untoward symptoms had since occurred, the Society in accepting his offer would only be required and the wound was healed within a fortuight after the to contribute as a single subscriber at 10 rupees per operation, leaving scarcely any deformity of the face.
The tumour had been the growth of some years, and On the motion of Dr. O'Shaughnessy, seconded by had acquired considerable magnitude. The case was Mr. Egerton, Mr. Stocqueler's offer was accepted. accompanied by a beautiful preparation of the bone and
Dr. Goodeve then stated, that in the last monthly drawings of the patients before the operation. report the mention of an operation for scrotal elephan- The discussion upon these two cases being continued tiasis similar to his own, performed by Dr. D. Stewart, for some time, prevented any further business being had been inadvertently omitted to be noticed.
commenced during the evening.
H. H. Goodeve, Mr. Richard O'Shaughnessy then communicated to the meeting an account of two operations performed
Secy, Med, and Physical Society.