Item #89-1112

1 1/2 Pages, Hanover Square, W. July 24, 1879. Written entirely in Paget's hand in the third person, "Sir James Paget presents his compliments to Messrs. Strahan and Company and thanks them heartily for the copies of 'The Alcohol Question' which they are so good as to have sent him. He begs them to believe that with these and the many numbers of their journals which they have kindly sent him he has ben more than remunerated for his contribution." Paget, an English physician was co-founder of the science of pathology, physician to Queen Victoria, and discovered in 1834 Trichinella Spiralis, the cause of trichinosis, specialized in tumors and diseases of bones and joints, first to advocate enucleation of tumors, described in 1877 osteitis deforman, later called Paget's disease, etc. etc.

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