Journal, December 1842–June 1844; Book 2, 10 March 1843–14 July 1843

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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The Doctors in this region dont know  much; & the lawyers, <when I spoke about them—> began to say we  will known renounce you. on the stand.— but  they dont come up & I take the libe[r]ty to  say what I care have a mind to about. them.
Doctors wont tell you where to go to be  well. they want to kill. or cure you to get  Your money.——
Calomel Doctor will give you  calomel to cure a sliver in the big toe
& does not stop to know if whether  the stomach is empty or not.— <& calomel  on an empty stomach will kill the patient.>
& the Lobelia doctors will do  the same.
point me out a patient & I will [p. [131]]
The Doctors in this region dont know much; & the lawyers, when I spoke about them— began to say we will renounce you. on the stand.— but they dont come up & I take the liberty to say what I have a mind to about. them.
Doctors wont tell you where to go to be well. they want to kill. or cure you to get Your money.——
Calomel Doctor will give you calomel to cure a sliver in the big toe
& does not stop to know whether the stomach is empty or not.— & calomel on an empty stomach will kill the patient.
& the Lobelia doctors will do the same.
point me out a patient & I will [p. [131]]
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