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October 31, 1885


JAMA. 1885;V(18):502. doi:10.1001/jama.1885.02391170026008

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To the Editor of the Journal. 

Dear Sir:  —Dr. R. A. Kinloch, of Charleston, S. C., occupies nearly three pages of the Medical News in an effort to prove that he alone was right and that all the other members of the Committee of Arrangements, who were present in New York on September 3d, were utterly wrong. Dr. Kinloch frankly acknowledges that he did not approve of the action of the American Medical Association in creating the enlarged Committee, and states that he only accepted a position on the Committee because he "recognized the obligation to serve the Association and indulged the hope of sustaining a spirit of harmony." This quotation looks well in print, but its beauty is marred by the fact that the conduct of its author was not in accord with its spirit. If his course of action as a member of the Committee implied any obligation

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