No. I. SEA VOYAGE—BREMEN—GÖTTINGEN— DR. HILDEBRANDT—PROFESSOR KOENIG AND THE GÖTTINGEN CLINIC— PROFESSOR ORTH.
GÖTTINGEN, Feb. 9, 1894.
Dear Dr. Senn:
—In compliance with your request and the invitation of Dr. Hamilton, I will commence a series of letters, relating what, in my travels, I may find of interest to the profession. Owing to my appointment as delegate from the War Department to the International Congress at Rome, my professional tour in Germany has to be somewhat curtailed, but I hope to supplement this loss by an account of my experiences in the " Eternal City."As a preface I desire to say that I do not expect or hope to compete with your inimitable style in the "Four Months Among the Surgeons of Europe." My account will also not be in chronological form, hence the dates of my visits and their durations will be omitted.The passage in the steamer gave