March 21, 1891

Shall The Journal be Removed to Washington?

JAMA. 1891;XVI(12):429. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410640032020

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To the Editor:  —Being a reader of The Journal and interested in the question of its removal from the old stand, I was curious enough to figure out the number of subscribers (members) in the principal Eastern cities as compared with those in the West, and I find Chicago leads them all.The number of subscribers (members) in the Eastern cities is as follows: Philadelphia 109, Washington 82, New York 77, Baltimore 35, Brooklyn 25, and Boston 33, making a total of 361 copies distributed in six cities with a population of nearly five millions. In the Western cities: Chicago 171, Cincinnati 83, St. Louis 79, Louisville 24, Detroit 28, and Cleveland 20, making a total of 405 subscribers (members) in six cities of a population of about two and a half million. The Eastern States make the following showing: Pennsylvania 397, New York 234, Massachusetts 121, New Jersey 55,

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