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Clarke has a medical preparation called "Catholacan" which he says is very good. He distributes it around the countryside. An attempt to prepare more in Cincinnati failed because one of the ingredients could not be procured there. He would like to supply some for the prison, and he guarantees its effectiveness. Abstract Number - 1140
State Prison Letters; Folk Medicine
Clarke, Joshua, "Letter from Joshua Clarke to James B. Finley" (1849). Finley Letters. 1124.