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March 8, 1884

FROM WASHINGTON.

JAMA. 1884;II(10):272. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390350020009

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Abstract

Medical Corps U. S. Army.  —Ordered to Europe: Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph B. Brown and Major John S. Billings, surgeons, U. S. Army, will proceed to London (England) and to Copenhagen (Denmark) to attend the International Health Exhibition to be held at the former place in May next, and as delegates to the International Medical Congress which is to meet at the latter place in August next, and will include Berlin (Germany) in their route to or from Copenhagen.

Medical Corps, U. S. Navy.  —On account of the bitterness of the fight for the Surgeon-Generalship of the Navy, it is now thought likely that the President will not make an appointment to the vacancy until after the adjournment of Congress.

Matters of Medical Interest before Congress.  —On February 11 Mr. Blair introduced a bill (No. 1484) to the Senate, which provides for the study of physiology and the effect of intoxicating, narcotic,

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