New York: Baillière Brothers, 1862. First Edition. Octavo (22.5cm.); publisher's yellow printed wrappers; vii,-47pp. Upper cover rather toned and slighly chipped, spine mostly perished, lacking rear cover, stock a bit toned; a Good copy, internally sound. Report on the necessity of railroad medical provisions, the preface opening with a gruesome case of a man falling off a moving train and breaking his leg: "He was found lying on a straw mattress, in an empty building used as a temporary barrack...On examining the injured limb, the ankle-joint and bones for some inches above it proved to be fearfully crushed and exposed through a gaping lacerated wound seven or eight inches long." The two papers that follow conclude with a number of endorsements by various medical societies and physicians.