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Thread #14919   Message #131031
Posted By: Greg F.
02-Nov-99 - 06:11 PM
Thread Name: Streets of Laredo
Subject: RE: Streets of Laredo
Mercury is cited as a treatment for syphilis in Ephraim Chambers'_Cyclopaedia: Or, An Universal Dictionary of the Arts and Sciences..._ London, 1752(under "Venereal Disease")- and, I believe also in the earlier, 1728 edition as well, but I don't have that edition available- if that's any help. May just make things worse....