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November 24, 1883

The British Medical Association and its Journal.

JAMA. 1883;I(20):596-597. doi:10.1001/jama.1883.02390200020003

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—It will be remembered that previous to the last annual meeting of the American Medical Association some letters from England appeared in American journals, commenting unfavorably on the management of the British Medical Journal, and well calculated to discourage the then contemplated publication of a journal bearing a similar relation to the national organization in this country. Since the last annual meeting of the British Association in August last some unfavorable criticisms have again found their way into American journals regarding the same subject. Some of these criticisms have reached England and attracted the attention of a correspondent there, who sends us the following interesting comments:

" I see in a letter written to one of the American medical papers by Dr. Fothergill, statements made as to recent procedings at the annual meeting of the British Medical Association at Liverpool which are apparently intended to influence the future conduct and relations

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