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    ON Saturday evening the Royal College of Physicians commemorated the tercentenary of Harvey, the discoverer of the circulation of the blood, by a banquet in the library of their institution in Pall Mall. The president, Dr. Risdon Bennett, occupied the chair, and the company included the Marquis of Ripon, Viscount Cardwell, Mr. Gladstone, M.P., Mr. Lowe, M.P., Mr. Spencer Walpole, M.P., Baron Cleasby, Mr. Justice Denman, Prof. Huxley, Dr. Allen Thomson, Prof. Owen, Capt. Cameron, R.N., Dr. Carpenter, Mr. Benett-Stanford, M.P., Dr. Lyon Playfair, M.P., the President of the Royal College of Surgeons, the President of the College of Physicians, Ireland, Dr. Richardson, Sir W. Jenner, and Sir W. Gull.

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