November 30, 1907

Not Endorsing Kutnow's Powder.

JAMA. 1907;XLIX(22):1856. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02530220044016

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Richmond, Va., Nov. 9, 1907.

To the Editor:  —Several times during the past year friends of mine traveling in England have called my attention to certain advertisements appearing in London papers, in which Kutnow's powder is advertised in conjunction with a letter purporting to have been given by me endorsing the use of this preparation. Attention has also been called to this advertisement in a circular published by The Journal in the crusade against "patent medicines." I desire to state that the use of my name in this connection is unauthorized, and without my knowledge or consent.Kutnow's powder has been extensively advertised to American physicians, and has been represented to them as a preparation made solely for their use. I do not remember having ever written a letter to Kutnow Brothers extolling the virtues of their powder; if such a letter were written, in an unguarded moment, it was

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