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August 21, 1897

A Circular Letter to Leprologists.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(8):396. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440340044012

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New York, Aug. 13, 1897.

The following resolutions will be presented at the Berlin Lepra-Conference, Oct. 11 to 16, 1897.

Resolved, That it is the opinion of the delegates of Government, and the leprologists here assembled, that all goverments shall be invited to appoint official delegates (one from each country) to form a permanent committee for the suppression and prevention of leprosy, to meet first in Berlin in October, 1898; these delegates to be salaried by their respective governments, and to have full charge of all matters pertaining to leprosy in their own countries.

Resolved, That the German Government be requested to send this invitation through its state department to all governments concerned.

May I count on your support for having these resolutions passed? Albert S. Ashmead.

NON BIS, SED CENTIES, IN IDEM.  Independently of any differences between Dr. Ehlers and myself, which can only be side issues; independently of

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