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—The following preamble and resolutions were passed at the joint session of the North-Eastern and the North-Western Ohio Medical Association; and by a separate resolution directed the same to be sent to the Journal of the American Medical Association for publication:" Whereas, An unseemingly controversy appears in the medical journals of the country respecting the work of the Committee on Organization of the approaching International Medical Congress; and," Whereas, There has appeared a remarkable readiness on the part of one or two prominent medical journals to present, if not magnify, the difference of opinion which may exist in the medical profession generally, to the disparagement of the work being done by the Committee, instead of aiding in making the work a success, predicting failure and disgrace, and pronouncing the enterprise 'moribund.'" Therefore be it"Resolved, That we, the members of the North-Eastern Ohio Medical Association and the North-Western Ohio
Chapman WC, Jones RE. THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS.. JAMA. 1885;V(7):194. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391060026010