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309 MR. VAN BUTCHELL.-SIR A. COOPER.-DR. EADY. That the Bill may extend to Ireland, and thus place the schools of anatomy in that country on the same footing as those in Eng- land, as the exclusion of Ireland from the penalties of the law, would go to sanction the exportation to Dublin, of exhumed and even of murdered bodies from England and Scotland. That the Royal College of Surgeons may not be entrusted with the powerof grant- ing licences or certificates for dissection, and that the Court of Examiners be re- quired to examine all candidates for the di- ploma without the production of any certifi- cates whatever, regarding the knowledge dis- I played by the candidate in the course of his examination, as his only claim to be en- trusted with the health and lives of his Majesty’s subjects; thus giving to talent and industry their due reward, whether found in the humble tenement of a village, or in the gorgeous mansion of a city. And your Petitioner, as in duty bound, will ever pray, &c. We again repeat, that there can be no security for the public against murders simi- larto those committed by BURKE, until the SALE of a dead body be interdicted by the severest penalty that the law can impose; and that the prejudice against dissection cannot be dissipated, so long as the legisla- ture shall deem the operation, an appro- ptiate mark of punishment and degradation for the vilest of felons. Mn. E.M.VAN BUTCHELL has been libe- rated from Newgate, on bail. His trial will be one of very great interest, and we shall be much deceived if any portion of the evi- dence that will be elicited, should go to a justification of a verdict of manslaughter. Suppose Mr. MARTIN VAN BUTCHELL had performed the operation of lithotomy on " a healthy countryman"-that the man had died twenty-nine hours after the operation, and that Mr. CALLA WAY, on dissection, had dis- covered that there was some eechymosis be- hind the peritoneum, at the posterior part of the left iliac region ;—that there was a free division of the prostate, and a clean cut into the bladder,-a small tongue-shaped body immediately behind the meatus urina- rius, composed of a portion of bladder and prostate, formed by another incision com- municating with the first, and a third of an inch behind the opening of the -meatus,- that the edges of the incision from the ex- ternal opening to the bladder, were ragged, and that there was a passage at the side of the bladder. Furtlier, suppose Mr. CAL- LAWAY had been informed that the operation lasted an hour, that gorgets and scoops, and scoops and gorgets, knives and staves, and staves and knives; forceps and fingers; and fingers and forceps, had been thrust into the patient’s body, the whole of the time, and that Mr. Van Butchell had re- peatedly declared, he could not explain the cause of difficulty ,-what, we say, would be the evidence of Mr. CALLAWAY at the trial of the operator on a charge of manslaughter ? ? Mr. LLOYD would do well to reflect on this. Let it not be said that the balance of Justice is held with a partial hand in England, even between quacks, whether of advertising Oê of hospital notoriety. DECENCY AND NO QUACKERY. THE following advertisement, or what else shall we call it, has frequently ap- peared in the morning and evening papers, within the last fortnight. This Day is published, ILLUSTRATIONS of the DISEASES of the FEMALE BREAST. By Sir Asr LEY COOPER, Bart. Serjeant-Surgeon to the ! King. In the Press, and very shortly will be pub- lished, by the same Author, ILLUSTRATIONS of the DISEASES of the TESTES. Sold, &c. Dr. EADY, of Church-street, Soho; ortho- dox Dr. EADY ! continue to chalk the brick walls, old doors, and lamp posts, with thy name and address simply, and thus show nit example, worthy of speedy imitation, to the SERGEANT-SURGEON of our KING.