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January 18, 1913

The Grave of Jane Crawford

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Sullivan, Ind.

JAMA. 1913;60(3):228. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340030058029

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To the Editor  —In my letter in The Journal (Jan. 4, 1913, p. 67) I stated that "The Kentucky Medical Society has been trying to find the grave of Jane Crawford...." This is a mistake which I desire to correct, as I was led to believe it by a letter from J. K. Mitchell of Osborne, Kan., a relative of Jane Crawford, to the Rev. J. A. McArthur of the Presbyterian Church of this city. It was this letter which caused the investigation which located the grave. The credit of the recent investigation of both Ephraim McDowell and Jane Crawford, with a view to eliminating the errors that have crept into the history of their lives, is due to the personal efforts of Dr. August Schachner of Louisville, Ky., whose paper on Dr. McDowell was read before the Johns Hopkins Historical Club, Dec. 9, 1912.I think it important

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