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May 29, 1886


JAMA. 1886;VI(22):601-612. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250050125004

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Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting, held at St. Louis, May 4, 5, 6 and 7, 1886. 

Official Report.  The Association assembled in the Exposition Building at 11 a.m., May 4, 1886, and was called to order by Dr. LeGrand Atwood, Chairman of the Committee of Arrangements. The President, Wm. Brodie, M.D., of Detroit; Vice-Presidents, Drs. S. Logan, La., A. Y. P. Garnett, D. C., Chas. Alexander, Wis.; the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Wm. B. Atkinson, Philadelphia; the Assistant Secretary, Dr. Wm. C. Glasgow, Mo.; the Treasurer, Dr. R. J. Dunglison, Philadelphia, and the Librarian, Dr. C. H. A. Kleinschmidt, D. C., occupied their respective positions.Prayer was offered by Rev. M. Schuyler, D.D., of Missouri.The Chairman, Dr. Atwood, introduced Hon. D. R. Francis, Mayor of St. Louis, who welcomed the Association as follows:

THE MAYOR'S ADDRESS.  " It is highly appropriate that the American Medical Association should hold its annual Convention in the

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