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August 29, 1896

A Letter from Professor Edwin Klebs.

JAMA. 1896;XXVII(9):499-500. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430870047008

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Chicago, Aug. 23, 1896.

To the Editor:  —The paper of Dr. F. E. Stewart, "The Scientific Nature of our Patent and Copyright Laws," in the recent number of the Journal, brings forward facts in the "Klebs Antiphthisin Case" which are entirely new to me, and which induce me to clear up my personal position in the matter.Though the contents of the paper of Dr. C. P. Ambler, read before the American Medical Association, as well as the following discussion, are entirely unknown to me, as I was not present when the paper was read, I learn through the paper of Dr. Stewart some details in the matter which demand explanation of my standpoint on the question.When I came the first time to this country in the fall of 1894, induced by Dr. Karl von Ruck of Asheville, N. C., to visit his institution, I was in every respect

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