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Flint, Mich., April 9,1894.
To the Editor:
—I wish to emphasize all that Dr. Daniel Lichty, of Rockford, says in your issue of the 7th inst., in reference to railroad transportation for members of our Association and their families, who have in the past, and who want to attend in the future the annual meetings of the Association.Joining the Association myself at the New Orleans meeting in 1869, and attending its annual gatherings quite regularly for several years thereafter, I found that the comparatively small rebate in railroad fares afforded members, together with the necessary drafts upon time and purse, were a serious consideration when contemplating a trip to the place of meeting, each year, and have been among the absentees for several years past.The first meeting of the Association in San Francisco was held when money was plenty and the U. P. and C. P. railroads were
Fairbank HC. Railroad Rates.. JAMA. 1894;XXII(16):600. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02420950036014