Punch,  43 (1862), 193.

The Poor Medical Act



News-Commentary, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Quackery, Imposture, Crime, Government

    Describes a court case in which Henry Scott was confused with a quack who was assuming his name. Noting Scott's criticism of the magistrate's decision to punish the quack under the Medical Act, agrees that the act is a 'dead letter'.

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