June 1, 1918


Author Affiliations

Milwaukee, Wis.

JAMA. 1918;70(22):1628. doi:10.1001/jama.1918.02600220050022

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To the Editor:  —I subtend a copy of a letter received day before yesterday. The letter is written on the stationery of O'Gorman. Battle & Vandiver. Attorneys and Counselors at Law, 37 Wall St., New York City:May 22, 1918.James C. Sargent, M.D.Room 838, Wells Bldg.,Milwaukee, Wis.

Sir:  —We represent Mr. Herman A. Metz, President of the Farbwerke-Hoechst Co., distributors, under Federal License, of Salvarsan,Mr. Metz directs us to call your attention to an article published over your signature in The Journal of the American Medical Association in its issue of March 30, 1918.Mr. Metz directs us to inform you that the publication of this article and the statements therein were seriously damaging to the Farbwerke-Hoechst Co., and directs us to say further to you that he and the Corporation will hold you personally responsible for any repetition, oral or written, of the same or

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