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Springfield, Ill., Feb. 28, 1898.
The 19th and 20th Annual Reports of this board, to be published very shortly, will contain an official register of all licensed physicians practicing in Illinois. As the reports are sent to every State in the Union, and are largely called for by professional and business men interested, I desire that the register be as correct as possible; hence would ask that you kindly accord me space in your journal to ask that every physician who wishes to have his name and address correctly reported will send the information to us on postal card at once, giving number and date of certificate.
In over 70 per cent, of cases the addresses on file in this office are those originally given when the certificates were issued, and as no additional information has been furnished this office, either by the county clerks or the physicians concerned, many
Egan JA. The Illinois State Board of Health.. JAMA. 1898;XXX(10):565. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440620053013