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January 19, 1889


JAMA. 1889;XII(3):92. doi:10.1001/jama.1889.02400800020005

Dr. Swan M. Burnett.  —The following paragraph we notice is making a quite extensive tour of the general newspapers:Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett is being handsomely rewarded for her literary work, "Little Lord Fauntleroy " alone bringing her $60,000 a year. Her husband practices medicine in Washington, and is a quiet man of studious exterior, who entertains a profound respect for his gifted wife.The paragraph does scant justice to Dr. Burnett, who is one of the leading ophthalmologists of this country. He is also an able writer, a linguist and a gentleman, and altogether a fitting mate for the gifted authoress.Dr. Wm. A. Hammond's Sanitarium at Washington, D. C., was formally opened on Jan. 6 with half its rooms filled with patients.

Thanks to Contemporaries.  —Our thanks are due to those of our contemporaries who have published pleasant notices of the change in the editorial management of The