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Part IV: Medicines

Original item held at the State Library of Victoria, SLV MS13071, Box 2088B/2.
Financial Records of the Royal Society of Victoria's Exploration Committee,
Royal Society of Victoria Exploration Committee account book 1858-1873.
1 bound volume, manuscript, pages numbered 1 to 162.
pp. 1-13. List of articles and services...supplied…by [Richard Nash] the Government Storekeeper.

 

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IV. Medicines and Medical Comforts

(including instruments and veterinary medicine)
 
Article Quantity Rate Amount
Drugs, miscellaneous --- --- £ 49 17/ 11d
(selected by Dr Beckler at Messrs E and M Keogh's, La Trobe-street West)
 
Medical Comforts
  Arrowroot 6 lb 1/0 £ -0 -6/ 0d
--do--          
  Brandy 4 gallons 25/6 per gallon £ -5 -2/ 0d
Instruments (Selected by Dr Beckler)
Surgeons Field Case 1 --- £ 12 12/ 0d
Cupping Apparatus, complete 1 --- £ -6 15/ 0d
Syringes, metal 6 1/0 £ -0 -6/ 0d
Syringes, enema 1 --- £ -0 13/ 0d
Leg Splints 2 sets 6/0 £ -0 12/ 0d
Arm Splints 2 sets 6/0 £ -0 12/ 0d
Dressings Forceps 1 --- £ -0 -7/ 6d
Surgical Needles 24 0/6 £ -0 12/ 0d
Silver Probe, grooved 1 --- £ -0 -3/ 6d
Caustic Holder 1 --- £ -0 --5/ 0d
Blunt Hooks 2 7/6 £ -0 15/ 0d
Spatula (Bolus Knife) 1 --- £ -0 -1/ 6d
Scales and Weights 1 set --- £ -0 -5/ 0d
Veterinary Instruments and Medicines --- --- £ 52 -1/ 11d
  (for camels as selected by Mr Landells)
Rum, for camels 60 gallons --- £ 48 -0/ 0d
Veterinary Instruments and Medicines --- --- £ 69 -8/ 10d
  (for horses)
Pepper, 20 lb --- £ -0 15/ 0d
  (for camels, applied for by Mr Burke by telegram from Swan Hill)
       
Total for Medicines &c-.
£249 11/ 2d
 
     
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