Came in the emigrant ship "Parsee" in 1853. Has had disease of the ear for many years - with crusted discharge and occasionally considerable pain.
He is a small man, debilitated, weakened in intellect as well as body.
He now complains considerable pain in the occipital region. There is little or no increased heat of skin, pulse irregular, variable in frequency and force, about 90 - tongue furred - bowels confined.
10th March - Bowels have been freely opened - ...................lumpy accumulations.
12th March - Bowels still require evacuating - motions dark and foetid
14th March - Is somewhat improved - but still complains of pain in the occipital region
19th March - Motions very dark - complains of thirst
24th March - bowels not open ...............from days?
26th March - Does not on the whole mend - pain in the head has somewhat abated - does not rally - no inclination to move - no appetite - is allowed any fruits he desires.
28th March - Not improving - is very debilitated
30th March - Is no better
April 1 - Weak
April 2 - Somewhat comatose, pulse irregular, weak, 90 - does not complain of pain
April 3 - Is sinking
Died 4 April 1854