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—We have received a few letters from new members or those who first acquired membership by attending, as delegates, the recent meeting of the Association in Washington, manifesting some impatience because they had not immediately commenced receiving the Journal. We wish to state for the benefit of all parties that the editor and publisher are entirely dependent upon the Permanent Secretary for the minutes or official record of proceeding of each annual meeting; and upon the Treasurer for the names and addresses of all members, new or old, who are entitled to the Journal from having paid their annual dues or membership fees.
The number of new members at Washington was unusually large, and to separate the new names from the old, the whole registration list must be carefully compared with the previous roll of paying members, requiring no little time and patience on the part of the Treasurer. When
New Members of the Association and the Journal.. JAMA. 1884;II(24):664. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390470020003