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There have been few meetings in the history of the Association which have passed off more harmoniously and more pleasantly in all respects than that just concluded at Atlanta. In other columns we publish the minutes of the meeting, from which details of the routine proceedings will be seen, and the papers will be published in full as fast as possible.
The selection of Philadelphia1 as the place of the next meeting (which was originally suggested by Dr. S. C. Busey of Washington in a letter to the Journal last year) was made by acclamation. Both the President and first Vice-President were elected without a ballot, and there was no particular friction or trouble in the election of other officers.
We might add in this connection that the record showed it to be about the first time in the hisotry of the Association that the report of the Trustees
THE ATLANTA MEETING.. JAMA. 1896;XXVI(20):979. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430720031005