aged 42. Prisoner.
want of appetite and says he feels very week and that he has been troubled with
headache for several days past. His gums are tender and shrunk very much away
from the teeth. He has no discolouration of the skin. Gave him Nitre in solution
to the amount of two drams to day with his usual supply of lime juice.
is returning and he feels better. The nitre to be continued.
Discharged. The gums still seem a little tender.
today with the same symptoms as last but with aggravated - put him again on a
course of nitre.
Much the same
as yesterday. To continue nitre
is returning and he feels better. To continue medicine.
today to the same symptoms – want of appetite and debility – no headache but has
a little discoloration of the skin on the right knee.
same as yesterday . To continue nitre
little better. Appetite returning. To continue nitre and lime juice.
again with former symptoms with many large livid blotches on different parts of
the body. Nitre to be given and tinc. Gentium with nitre.
Seems a good
deal worse today having had no sleep from the rolling of the ship. Gave him with
the Tint. Gentian and Nitre, Tinc. Cinum and one wine and cupful of rum
The weather very wet, cold and stormy. Had the same remedies as yesterday
All the remedies to be continued except the rum
a little for 2 days but now seems stationary since last report with all the
remedies continued. Nitre to the amount of 4 drams. Gentium 3 Cinnum
at Sydney and fresh provisions will be served tomorrow. No further treatment
will be necessary.