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February 21, 1891

Shall The Journal be Removed to Washington?

JAMA. 1891;XVI(8):288. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410600034022

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To the Editor:  —If The Journal is to be removed from Chicago I am in favor of removing it to Pittsburgh. Next to Chicago Pittsburgh is the greatest railroad centre in the country, and this is a very important consideration in these times of blizzards and railroad obstructions; besides among our more than two hundred physicians, any one of whom is just as capable to edit a medical journal as any one of a like number of physicians in any other locality in the country, either North or South, East or West. But if The Journal cannot come to Pittsburgh, then I am in favor of it remaining in Chicago, for it was born, cradled and grew to be a man there, and there is where it ought to stay. It is also ably edited there, besides, Chicago is the most central place in the country. Transplanting sometimes does well,

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