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To the Editor:
—It seems strange that the whole membership of the American Medical Association should be so aroused over the question of the removal of the home of The Journal, if it is to be such a gain as some would make it appear.Is it possible that Washington City can furnish us so much better editorial material and the Association not find it out until it has been told to us by themselves or their allies in intrigant?When a question of so much moment as the resigning of so important a journal to an ignominious death to furnish a stepping-stone for somebody to raise themselves into greater prominence is to be met, it seems as if the whole membership ought to be questioned, and each allowed himself to answer.A selfish motive, cloaked as this was at birth, cannot expect to meet with any other answer from
Vail AM. Shall The Journal be Removed to Washington?. JAMA. 1891;XVI(14):502. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410660033023