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January 30, 1886

MEMBERSHIP OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS.

JAMA. 1886;VI(5):139. doi:10.1001/jama.1886.04250010147012

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Abstract

To the Editor of the Journal: 

Dear Sir.  —While the International Medical Congress is being so vigorously discussed in the journals, it is possible the rank and file of the profession are being misled as to what was really expected of them by the Original Committee of Seven.Some months ago the N. Y. Medical Record published a letter from Professor Hansen-Grut, of Hummellaft, Denmark, to Dr. H. D. Noyes, of New York, containing the following statements in reply to inquiries made by Dr. Noyes of him as Secretary-General of the Eighth International Medical Congress, as to the "admissibility of homœopaths:"(3). "The only qualification required was that the member be a legally acknowledged medical practitioner in his country. Our homœopathists, who were legally acknowledged practitioners (Drs. Siemsen, Ferich, and others), were actually members, and undisputed members, of our Congress."Now let us clearly understand what is expected

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