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August 20, 1887

NEW YORK BUREAU OF INFORMATION AND THE MEDICAL CONGRESS.

JAMA. 1887;IX(8):244-245. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02400070020004

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Abstract

To afford all possible aid to those coming from foreign countries to attend the International Medical Congress to assemble in Washington Sept. 5, a Bureau of Information has been formed in New York, composed of twelve or fifteen leading physicians, among whom are Dr. Wm. M. Smith, Health Officer, Dr. Joseph O'Dwyer, Dr. J. Lewis Smith, of New York, and Dr. Wm. H. Pancoast, of Philadelphia. The following circular in English, French and German has been sent to the European medical journals and is to be placed on all the incoming steamers until the time for the Congress to be in session. The circular is as follows:

"The 9th International Medical Congress will convene in Washington, on Monday, September 5th. Washington is 200 miles from New York, six hours by railroad.

"Foreign Steamers to New York land at New York or at Jersey City or Hoboken, opposite New York. The

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