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To the Editor:
—This letter from William Beaumont was written to his cousin, Andrew Beaumont, at that time a member of Congress from Pennsylvania. Another letter to him was published in The Journal, Aug. 22, 1925, page 632. This letter, like the previous one, was presented to the Beaumont Medical Club by André A. Beaumont of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the grandson of Andrew Beaumont. It is deposited in the Yale University Library.J. E. Lane, M.D., New Haven, Conn.Memo for my Hon. Cous.Hold fast yr political integrity against the combined attack of wealth, power, fraud, flattery, force or fear—the world, the flesh or the devil.Remember yr friend & be assured of his most cordial esteem & sincere respect for yourself and family.Let him hear from you often—attend to his little interests at the great national metropolis and be assured of his fervent prayers for your
Lane JE. ANOTHER UNPUBLISHED BEAUMONT LETTER. JAMA. 1932;99(1):57. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740530059030
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