p. 677-862, 23cm. From the transactions of the American Medical Association, vol. 2. Printed in Philadelphia by T.K. and P.G. Collins. Based on Dr. Porcher's graduate medical thesis, A Medico-Botanical Catalogue of the Plants and Ferns of St. John's Berkeley.
Dr. Porcher's notes on the medicinal plants of South Carolina. "Prefatory: We have prepared this section on the useful trees and plants of the state at the request of the editor of "the Handbook". For fuller & more detailed information on almost every subject, we must refer to our volume, entitled "The Resources of the Southern Fields & Forests," octavo, 732 pages, 2nd & revised edition, Walker Evans J. Cogswell Printers, Charleston, 1869. Our object is to invite the attention of the Immigrant to every substance which may prove a source of utility, comfort, or profit." Preferred citation: Francis Peyre Porcher Papers, MSS 299, Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.