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To the Editor of the Journal:
—I have been much interested in the letter published in The Journal of Feb 6, and signed "Branch," relative to the establishment of a more intimate relation between the various State Societies and the American Medical Association. The plan which " Branch " has so admirably and clearly presented in his letter is almost identical with one which I have for some time carried in my mind, and which, but for the unfortunate state of confusion and dissatisfaction now existing in the profession, I would have ventured to lay before the readers of The Journal some time ago. To me, and I dare say to many others, the adoption of a plan by which the State Societies may become more closely affiliated with the National Association seems to be the best, and I was about to say, the only way of bringing the profession
State B. BRANCHES OF THE ASSOCIATION.. JAMA. 1886;VI(15):418-419. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250040053012