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Greenville, Texas, Sept. 10, 1906.
To the Editor:
—I have just read Dr. Carstens' letter in The Journal, September 1, and wish to correct the statements made therein regarding the Walker resolutions. I do not know from whom Dr. Carstens could have gotten his impression that the Board of Trustees or the officers of the Association opposed the Walker resolutions. He certainly could not have gotten this idea from any member of the House of Delegates who was present at the time.The moment the reading of the resolutions was concluded half a dozen men were on their feet (myself among the rest), trying to make motions. Dr. Jackson of Missouri was recognized by the President and moved to lay the resolutions on the table. This motion was immediately seconded by at least a dozen different men (myself among this number), was put to vote and carried unanimously, without any
Cantrell CE. The Attacks on the American Medical Association.. JAMA. 1906;XLVII(12):950-951. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02520120046015