Charles Alfred Lee, an American physician, born at Salisburv, Conn., March 3, 1801, died at Peekskill, N. Y., Feb. 14, 1872. He graduated in medicine at the Berkshire medical institution in Pittsfield, Mass., in 1825, and became widely known as a teacher and writer upon medical subjects. He held professorships at various times, chiefly of materia med-ica and obstetrics, in the medical department of the university of the city of New York, the Geneva medical college, at Geneva, N. Y., the medical department of the university of Buffalo, the Berkshire medical institution, the Maine medical college at Brunswick, the Vermont medical college at Woodstock, and the Columbus medical college, Ohio. He conducted for some years the "New York Journal of Medicine," and edited the American edition of Copland's "Dictionary of Practical Medicine" (New York, 1844-'58), besides making many communications on various subjects to the medical periodicals. His last work, published shortly before his death, was "Remarks on Wines" and Alcohol" (" Journal of Materia Medica," September and October, 1871).