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New York, Jan. 23, 1907.
To the Editor:
—On page 236 of The Journal for Jan. 19, 1907, among items grouped under the head of New York City is one which states as follows:The by-laws of the Medical Society of the State of New York, just published, show that the membership in the year 1806 was 371, while in the year 1906 it was 2,303.This, I presume, is a misprint as it is not in accordance with fact. The by-laws issued and above referred to were those of the Medical Society of the County of New York, which had its origin in New York City, Nov. 14, 1794. It was then called the Medical Society of the State of New York, which name it retained until 1806, when it was incorporated under the laws of New York State, but the name was changed by the vote
Young JVD. The Medical Society of the County of New York.. JAMA. 1907;XLVIII(5):434. doi:10.1001/jama.1907.02520310058013