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May 5, 1888


JAMA. 1888;X(18):571-572. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400440031012

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Dear Sir:  Your correspondent, W., in his letter published in The Journal of April 21, has fallen into certain errors concerning me which I desire to correct. In regard to my correspondence with the Chairman of the Committee on Ethics and Discipline of the Massachusetts Medical Society, your correspondent absolutely perverts the meaning of the letter of the Secretary of that Committee, recently published, and mentioned by W.Mr. Murdock, in referring to my correspondence with the committee, copies of which he enclosed with his letter to the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, naturally fell into the technical error of supposing that my letter, addressed to the Chairman of that Committee as such, and answered by him, had necessarily been before the Committee officially. According to the aforesaid letter of the Secretary of the Committee, it appears that this was not the case, and that the letter of the Chairman

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