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October 8, 1892

DOMESTIC CORRESPONDENCE.

Author Affiliations

Prof. Chemistry and Clinical Medicine, Tulane University of Louisiana. 156 Washington Ave., New Orleans, Sept. 25, 1892.

JAMA. 1892;XIX(15):439-440. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02420150023002

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Abstract

To the Editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association:

It is well established that the United States has within her borders many valuable and potent mineral springs; and every careful physician should endeavor to recall his experience and investigations with reference to the climate and medical typography and the therapeutic value of the mineral waters of his locality. With the desire to add my mite to this important subject—the therapeutical value of the mineral waters of our country, I respectfully submit the following:

PRACTICAL OBSERVATIONS ON THE MEDICINAL PROPERTIES OF THE MINERAL WATER OF COOPER'S WELL, HINDS CO., MISS.

In the month of September, 1892, I derived substantial benefit from the pure and bracing air, at an elevation of about 650 feet above the level of the sea, and the medicinal properties of the mineral water of Cooper's Well, Mississippi, after a prolonged illness in New Orleans, La.

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