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At the annual meeting of the Tennessee State Medical Society held at Nashville, Tenn., April 14, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted:
Whereas, There is now an effort being made in some quarters to remove The Journal of the American Medical Association from its present commodious, comfortable, and successful location at Chicago to an untried field at Washington; and
Whereas, We consider the matter an unwarranted venture, as we can neither see nor conceive of any valid reason for such a change; therefore be it
Resolved, That we, the Tennessee State Medical Society, do hereby enter our most hearty protest against the proposed change, and respectfully request the delegates who may be appointed from this body to use their every endeavor to prevent the consummation of so hazardous an experiment.
Resolved, also. That the Secretary of this Society be requested to forward to the Editor of The Journal the foregoing
Sheddan WK, Penn JW, Nelson DE. THE ACTION OF THE TENNESSEE STATE MEDICAL SOCIETY.. JAMA. 1891;XVI(17):611. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410690035014