May 9, 1885


JAMA. 1885;IV(19):521. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02390940017006

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The thirty-sixth annual meeting of the American Medical Association was held in Tulane Hall, in the city of New Orleans, La., commencing on Tuesday morning and continuing until the following Friday afternoon, as usual. The president, Dr. Henry F. Campbell, of Georgia, presided, ably assisted by Vice-Presidents Lynch, of Maryland, Mercer of Nebraska, and Parsons of New Hampshire.

A new and more systematic arrangement had been made for the registration of members, by which most of the crowding and delay experienced in previous years was avoided. Indeed, the entire work of the Committee of Arrangements had been well planned, and so executed as to add greatly to the comfort and convenience of all attending the meeting. The social entertainments were judicious in amount and exceedingly pleasant. The proceedings in the general sessions were characterized by harmony and good order, and the scientific work done in the Sections equal to most

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