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July 28, 1883


JAMA. 1883;I(3):90-91. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390030026007

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[For The Journal of the American Medical Association.]

Chicago, it seems, is about to be blest with several new hospitals. The one most recently mentioned has been started by several Presbyterian gentlemen. At present there is but one Protestant general hospital in the city. St. Luke's, which is under the care of the Episcopalians. A charter has been obtained for the Presbyterian Hospital by Tuthill King, Daniel K. Pearsons, William Blair, Robert C. Hamill, John H. Barrows, C. M. Henderson, John B. Drake, Nathan Corwith, Samuel M. Moore, Henry M. Lyman, James M. Horton, Willis G. Craig, Cyrus H. McCormick, Jacob Beidler and J. P. Ross. The hospital is promised at no distant day, as many of our wealthy citizens insure its financial success. It will not be denominational further than being under Presbyterian management.

Rush Medical College is about to build a hospital of its own on ground in

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