Medical Officers of the Army of India.


if not in favour of the prior indigenous name of "Marsh" poison, at least of a designation
referring to definite conditions of soil, moisture, and water-supply. Not long since, the
late sagacious Professor of Military Medicine at Netley wrote respecting the new re-
searches in Europe, as follows: ‘Should future investigations by independent observers in
other malarious regions confirm these conclusions, it would be difficult to over-rate their
importance’ (Maclean in QUAINE’S DICTIONARY, Part II, p. 914); and now it may be seen
how far, as regards India, such confirmation has been realised.

Government of India Central Printing Office.—No. 1 S. C.—5-3-88.—270.