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December 6, 1890

TENTH INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CONGRESS.Read before the Cambridge Society for Medical Improvement, October 27, 1890.

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JAMA. 1890;XV(23):818-820. doi:10.1001/jama.1890.02410490010001b

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Your Secretary has requested me to report what proved of interest to me during my recent trip to the Tenth International Medical Congress. In accepting this invitation I am not unaware that much has been written in regard to the Congress, but the interest manifested at Berlin in the healing art was so great, I am sure that any observation or information, though from a point somewhat remotely connected, would not be unacceptable. Before reaching Berlin I was enabled to attend as a delegate the meeting of the British Medical Association which opened on July 29, being one week earlier than usual so as not to interfere with the International meeting.

The meeting at Birmingham was instructive and full of interest, and I have no doubt was a fair exponent of the views and practice which prevail in Great Britain. There was, however, a noticeable absence from this meeting

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