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Union Hall Academy
Union Literary Society.
Union Village Academy
Utica Academy
Utica Female Academy
Vernon Academy
Walkill Academy.
Walton Academy
Walworth Academy.
Warsaw Union School.
Warwick Academy
Washington Academy.
Washington Co. Seminary and Coll. Inst.
Waterloo Union School.
Westfield Academy,
West Winfield Academy
Whitehall Academy
Whitestown Seminary.
Wilson Collegiate Institute.
Windsor Academy
Yates Academy
Yates Polytechnic Institute.

Fort Edward
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Queens. Jefferson. Washington. Oneida, Oneida. Oneida. Orange. Delaware. Wayne. Wyoming Orange. Washington. Washington. Seneca Chautauque. Herkimer. Washington. Oneida. Niagara. Broome. Orleans. Madison.

The whole number of Academies in the preceding list is 176, being only such as were reported to the Regents conformably to law. There are others not so reported, the number of which we have not beeu able to ascertain. These Academies receive annual assistance from the State, by the distribution of the proceeds of the Literature Fund.


THE NEW YORK STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY. This association consists of about one hundred physicians, from all parts of the State, who are styled “Permanent Members,” together with delegates from county medical societies. Stated sessions are held by the Society at Aibany, on the first Tuesday of February in each year, and a volume of their Transactions is published annually by the Legislature, as an “Assembly Document.” The volume for 1858 is a bulky document of 655 pages.

Officers for 1858.
Thomas C. Brinsmade, M.D., of Rensselaer County, President.
Geo. W. Bradford, M.D., of Cortland County, Vice-President.
Sylvester D. Willard, M.D., of Albany, Secretary.
John V. P. Quackenbush, M.D, of Albany, Treasurer.

Committee on Publications.
Drs. Thomas Hun, S. D Willard, Howard Townsend, Albany.

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COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS. This valuable institution, established in 1807, is situated on 23d Street, corner 4th Avenue, in the city of New York, where lectures are delivered by its Professors to large classes of medical students. It is governed by a board of twenty-five trustees.

Faculty of the College. Alexander H. Stevens, M.D., LL.D., President, and Emeritus Professor of Clinical Surgery.

E. Delafield, M.D., Emeritus Professor of Obstetrics.
John Torrey, M.D., LL.D., Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Botany.
J. M. Smith, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica and Clinical Medicine
Robert Watts, M.D., Professor of Anatomy.

Willard Parker, M.D., Professor of Principles and Practice of Surgery and Surgical Anatomy.

C. R. Gilman, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Medical Jurisprudence.
A. Clark, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Practice of Medicine.
J. C. Dalton, Jr., M.D., Professor of Physiology and Microscopic Anatomy.
Samuel St. John, M.D., Professor of Chemistry.

Henry B. Sands, M.D., Demonstrator of Anatomy and Curator of the College Museum.

Henry D. Noyes, M.D., Assistant Demonstrator.
Frank S. Edwards, M.D., Clinical Assistants to Professor of Surgery,
Charles W. Cooper, M.D.,) and Practical Medicine.
William H. Draper, M.D., Assistant to the Professor of Surgery.
G. M. Smith, M.D., Librarian.
Thomas Denham, Janitor.

The whole number of the medical class, session of 1857-58, was 184; the number of graduates during 1857, 54.

This college was removed from Crosby Street to its present location two years ago. It is in the immediate vicinity of Bellevue Hospital and the Demilt Dispensary.

NEW YORK MEDICAL COLLEGE. This flourishing institution is situated on 13th Street, between 3d and 4th Avenues, in the city of New York.

Faculty. Horace Green, M.D., LL.D., President, and Emeritus Professor of Theory and Practice of Medicine, and Professor of Diseases of Respiratory Organs.

Henry G. Cox, M.D., Professor of Theory and Practice of Medicine, and
Clinical Medicine.

Edwin H. Davis, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Edmund R. Peaslee, M.D., Professor of Physiology and Pathology.
T. Childs, M.D., Professor of General, Descriptive and Microscopic Anatomy.

B. Fordyce Barker, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children.

R. Ogden Doremus, M.D., Professor of Chemistry and Medical Jurisprudence. John M. Carnochan, M.D., Professor of Operative Surgery, with Surgical Pathology

D. T. Conant, M.D., Demonstrator of Anatomy.
George J. Dougherty, Jr., M.D., Prosector to the Professor of Surgery.
John 0. Bronson, M.D., Assistant to the Professor of Obstetrics.
B. L. Budd, M.D., Chemical assistant.

The museum of this institution is large and valuable; it contains a set of the preparations and models in wax prepared by Towne, of Guy's Hospital, London, which finely illustrate all the exanthematous diseases; also, a set of Thibert's models, together with a large number of wet and dry preparations. This museum may be valued at $25,000. The Chemical and Philosophical Apparatus, embracing the most modern German, French, and American chemical instruments, is valued at $4,000, and belongs to Professor Doremus.

MEDICAL DEPARTMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO. The building occupied by this medical college is a stone edifice, situated on the corner of Main and Virginia streets, in the city of Buffalo. It is fiftyfour feet in width by one hundred in depth ; four stories high ; and contains ample and convenient rooms for dissections, museum, lectures, and all the different departments of medical instruction. The expense of its erection was chiefly defrayed by voluntary contributions of the citizens of Buffalo.

Faculty. Charles B. Coventry, M.D., Emeritus Professor of Physiology and Medical Jurisprudence.

Charles A. Lee, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Materia Medica James P. White, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women and Children.

F. H. Hamilton, M.D., Professor of Principles and Practice of Surgery and Clinical Surgery. George Hadley, M.D., Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

Thos. F. Rochester, M.D., Professor of Principles and Practice of Medicine and Clinical Medicine,

Sanford B. Hunt, M.D., Professor of General and Special Anatomy. John Boardman, M.D., Demonstrator of Anatomy. The professors are the attending medical officers of the Buffalo Hospital of the Sisters of Charity, capable of receiving 200 patients, situated near the college, and the students visit the hospital twice weekly in company with

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the professors; ample clinical advantages are thus afforded to those attending lectures at this institution.


This institution, based upon the principles of medical reform, adopts the physiological or natural theory, not confined to botanical remedies alone, but extending to every department of nature. Established at 68 East Broadway, in the city of New York.

H. S. Lincoln, M.D., Professor of Medical Jurisprudence.

J. D. Eriend, M.D., Professor of Midwifery and Diseases of Women and Children.

H. A. Auber, M.D., Professor of Theory and Practice of Medicine and Pathology.

H. M. Sweet, M.D.. Professor of Materia Medica, Therapeutics, and Botany.

Dr. J. T. Burdick, Professor of Anatomy, Physiology, and Surgery.
Dr. W. W. Hadley, Professor of Chemistry.

NEW YORK HYGEIO-THERAPEUTIC COLLEGE. Incorporated 1857. Established at 15 Laight Street, New York.

Faculty. R. T. Trall, M.D., Professor of Institutes of Medicine, Materia Medica, and Female Diseases.

P. H. Hayes, M.D., Professor of Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, and Obstetrics.

0. W. May, M.D., Professor of Surgery and Medical Jurisprudence. L. N. Fowler, A.M., Professor of Phrenology and Mental Sciences. Mrs. L. N. Fowler, Professor of Clinical Obstetrics. Dr. F. H. Briggs, Professor of Philosophy of Voice and Speech. Miss Anne Inman, M.D., Class-Leader in Chemistry, Anatomy, and Physics.

C. R. Blackall, M.D., Demonstrator of Anatomy.

The system of medical education taught in this institution is declared by Dr. Trall, its head, to be opposed to the prevalent medical doctrines. The number of students from May, 1855, to May, 1857, was, in all, 100, of whom 52 were males and 48 females.

NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE. Organized in 1845. Meetings held at the University.

Officers. J. P. Batchelder, M.D., President.

Dr. Isaacs, Dr. W. H. Van Buren, Dr. Watson, Dr. S. C. Foster, VicePresidents. Dr. C. F. Heywood, Recording Secretary ;

Assistant Secretary ; Dr. Hubbard, Domestic Corresponding Secretary ; Dr. J. W. Green, Foreign Corresponding Secretary.

Dr. Pond, Treasurer. Dr. Rotton, Librarian.

Dr. Kissam, Dr. G. Carter, Dr. Griscom, Dr. Anderson, Dr. Beadle, Dr. Ogden, Dr. Blakeman, Trustees.

This institution consists of nearly 400 members, resident, corresponding, and honorary. Its object is to represent the interests of the medical profession.

NEW YORK HOSPITAL. This institution was chartered in 1771, and is one of the oldest and most useful of the kind in this country. It occupies a spacious stone edifice with convenient grounds in the lower part of Broadway, opposite the entrance of Pearl Street; but at the time it was erected it stood in the open country, beyond the streets of the city. The general control of its affairs is vested in a board of twenty-six governors, which also exercises a supervision over the Bloomingdale Lunatic Asylum. This board appoints its own officers and fills its own vacancies.

Officers of the Board of Governors. Hon. Gulian C. Verplanck. President. David Colden Murray, Secretary. George T. Trimble, Vice-President. John A. Stevens, Treasurer. Physicians.—Thos. Cock, M.D., Consulting Physician; Joseph M. Smith, M.D., John H. Griscom, M.D., Henry D. Bulkeley, M.D., Thos. F. Cock, M.D., Attending Physicians; Thos. B. Dash, M.D., House Physician.

Surgeons.- Valentine Mott, M.D., Alex. H. Stevens, M.D., Richard K. Hoffman, M.D., Alfred C. Post, M.D., John C. Cheesman, M.D., Consulting Surgeons ; Gurdon Buck, M.D., Thos. M. Markoe, M.D., John Watson, M.D., Wm. H. Van Buren, M.D., T. M. Halsted, M.D., Millard Parker, M.D., Attending Surgeons; Robert Ray, Jr., M.D., John C. Du Bois, M.D., House Surgeons.

C. R. Agnew, M.D., Curator; W. H. Draper, M.D., Microscopist; James Darrach, Superintendent; James C. Stewart, Assistant Superintendent; Edw. L. Johnson, Apothecary; Rev. W. C. Hawley, Chaplain; Robert Roberts, Jr., Clerk; John L. Vandervoorst, M.D., Librarian.

From the Annual Report, dated Feb. 27, 1858, the following summary is Patients remaining in hospital Dec. 31, 1856.

286 received during 1857 .

2,632 discharged and died during 1857.

2,689 remaining Dec. 31, 1857 .


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(CONNECTED WITH THE NEW YORK HOSPITAL.) This institution is situated on the east bank of Hudson River, seven miles from the City Hall, and has attached to it forty acres of land, laid out in gardens, pleasure grounds, and farm lots. The site is elevated and healthy. The whole establishment is under the general direction of a committee of the Governors of the N. Y. Hospital, at present consisting of the following persons :

Joseph Walker, John D. Wolfe, Geo. T. Olyphant, Robert L. Kennedy,
Thos. 7. Faile, John C. Green.

D. Tilden Brown, M.D., Physician; Charles Corey, Jr., M.D., Assistant
Physician ; Moses Dame, Warden ; Sarah M. Corey, Matron; Rev. Thos.
M. C. Peters, Chaplain.
The number of patients in the Asylum during 1857.
discharged recovered.

49 improved

37 not improved.

15 remaining in the Asylum Jan. 1st, 1858. 146


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