|Content Description||Discussion of the recent election [possibly Yarmouth Dec. 1754?] and possibilty of another one due to the appointment of Mr Townsend [Charles Townshend] to a Lordship of the Treasury. |
Wonders who will replace Mr Grosmith [possibly George Grossmith, clergyman, as rector of Hedgerley?] who has recently died.
Discussion of the prose works of Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, including his attitde to the clergy and metaphysics. Gives his opinion of the philosopher John Locke, taught to him by Mr Mace, now professor at Gresham College.
Has been unable to persuade any of his patients to take the antipodagric powder for 10 days, all complain that it makes them feel too nauseous in their stomach. States that the Elixir Proprietatis Helmontii has found to be equally effective in long standing cases of gout, but may cause problems in patients liable to haemorrhoids.
Praises an Italian physician, Signor Buspini, who carries out dentistry on the gentry of the county [Norfolk].