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April 18, 1896

THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE FIRST PAN-AMERICAN MEDICAL CONGRESS.

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(16):786. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430680038009

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Abstract

We have received many inquiries concerning the Transactions of the Pan-American Medical Congress, which was held in Washington in September, 1893. Some of the correspondents have been inclined to hold the late Secretary-General responsible for the delay. From a letter received from that gentleman we gather the following points:

1. The manuscript of the Proceedings of the Pan-American Medical Congress was compiled by Dr. Charles A. L. Reed, the Secretary-General, and was transmitted by him, in accordance with law, to the Secretary of State, Washington, under date of Nov. 25, 1893—but little more than sixty days after the adjournment of the Washington meeting. This act ended, absolutely, Dr. Reed'scustody of and control over the Proceedings.

2. The Congress then in session, by concurrent resolution directed that the Proceedings be printed and bound in cloth and that 4,000 copies be delivered to the Department of State for distribution. The publication thus

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