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Plaquimines Parish, La., September 20, 1861. "Since I wrote to you on the 17th, I have been reflecting on the use which might be made of the extract of pepper, which you wrote to me about, and it occurred to me that great good might be effected, as well perhaps as the saving of many lives of our noble soldiers that would otherwise be cut off by the various diseases of the bowels, such as diarrhœa, dysentery, cholera, and cholic. My own experience, as well as that of Drs. Carthwright, Fenner, and others of New Orleans, had confirmed me in the belief that there is no medicine better for the cure of the above-mentioned diseases than the extract of pepper. It has never failed me here among my people, and it is of every-day use. Therefore, in addition to its being a palatable condiment, it has the above most valuable qualities, and thus I administer it in cases of cholera, with rice-water discharges of the most dangerous and unhealthy appearance. I give ten drops of pepper, with t