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October 11, 1884


JAMA. 1884;III(15):411-417. doi:10.1001/jama.1884.02390640019003

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Ninth annual meeting, held at the Palmer House, Chicago, September 30 and October 1 and 2, 1884.

This meeting of one of the most exclusive and respected societies of this country, was interesting and profitable to those present, on account of the scientific and practical character of the papers presented, as well as by reason of the general and spirited debates. The attendance, both of the Fellows of the Society and of the physicians resident in Chicago, was only fair. The following is a list of the officers for the year 1883-84: President—Albert H. Smith, of Philadelphia; Vice-President—James R. Chadwick, of Boston, and Samuel C. Busey, of Washington; Secretary—Frank P. Foster, of New York; Treasurer—Matthew D. Mann, of Buffalo; other members of the Council—T. Gaillard Thomas, of New York; Fordyce Barker, of New York; R. Stansbury Sutton, of Pittsburgh; Thaddeus A. Reamy, of Cincinnati.

The morning session of the first

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