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January 12, 1889

The Medical College of Virginia.

JAMA. 1889;XII(2):68-69. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400790032009

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[The recent Editor of The Journal has not now, and never has had the slightest disposition to do injustice to the Medical College of Virginia. All that he has permitted to be said editorally has been founded on the published statistics of the State Board of Examiners and the published statements of what took place before the Legislature or its Committees. Whether 8 rejections out of 57 is 12¼ or 14 per cent., or whether 8 rejections out of 57 is a better showing than 1 rejection out of 33, any of our readers can figure for themselves. Hence we cheerfully close the subject by giving the following letter from the Faculty, N. S. D.]

Mr. Editor:  —In the number of The Journal for December 15, 1888, in the editorial on the " Medical College of Virginia," is a statement referring to Dr. Geo. Ben. Johnston and myself, namely, that " the

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