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— In the absence of mature arrangements for regular correspondence from our chief cities and medical centers, we have thought best to publish such letters as we have been favored with, especially when they contained some criticisms on our own work in connection with The Journal. It was on that principle that we admitted the letter in relation to advertisements, though objectionably personal in regard to one of the best drug manufacturing houses in the country. Also the letter of Dr. Fite in this number, which is certainly written in a vein of intolerence of opinion regarding questions of great importance, which are not only still on trial on both sides of the Atlantic, but concerning the value of which the wisest and most learned of past generations have differed as widely as those of the present. We will be pleased to receive communications from any and all sources, and
Correspondents.. JAMA. 1883;I(6):184–185. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390060024008