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January 29, 1887


JAMA. 1887;VIII(5):129. doi:10.1001/jama.1887.02391300017005

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On Thursday, January 20, the fiftieth anniversary of the entrance of Dr. N. S. Davis into the medical profession, he was presented by the students of the Chicago Medical College with a magnificent arm chair and a valuable and beautiful revolving set of reference shelves. The presentation was made by Professor W. W. Jaggard, in behalf of the students, and Dr. Davis responded in a most graceful manner. It has been but a few weeks since Dr. Davis's seventieth birthday was celebrated at his house by a large number of his friends.

It is peculiarly fitting that the students of the College of which Dr. Davis is practically the founder, the College which represents the principles of higher medical education for which he did so much before its foundation, and has done so much since, should have taken some note of his fiftieth birthday into the profession. Indeed, the American

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