Punch,  17 (1849), 115.

Physic for Court Martial



Essay, Drollery


Medical Treatment, Quackery, Crime, Morality

Institutions mentioned:

Royal Navy

    Promotes Mr Punch's 'Anti-Partiality Pills' for preventing favouritism in naval tribunals, 'Tincture of Justice' for 'equalising the severity with which' the offending officers are treated, and an 'Elixir of Common Sense' for improving perception of the merits of a case. Describes a case of injustice in a court martial that warrants the need for such remedies.

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