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Chicago, Ill., July 13, 1896.
To the Editor:
—In the Journal of the 11th inst. a Chicago correspondent wishes to change his vote on the permanent location of the Journal to Washington, D. C., and in stating his reasons, says: "Financially, as I notice from the advertising columns, the principal support of the Journal comes from east of the Alleghenies, I do not see that the Association would be any worse off." Such a statement led me to examine the facts on which it should rest. Doubtless the advertisements in the Journal vary more or less from week to week. In actually examining the advertisements in the Journal containing the letter of your correspondent I found considerably more advertising space occupied from west of the Alleghenies than from the east. Then turning to the more important source of financial support, that from members and subscribers, I found the last complete
Davis NS. Location of the Journal.. JAMA. 1896;XXVII(4):221. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430820049017