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October 27, 1894

PRESCRIBERS AND DISPENSERS.Read in the Section on Materia Medica and Pharmacy at the Forty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association, held at San Francisco. June 5-8, 1894.

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JAMA. 1894;XXIII(17):634-637. doi:10.1001/jama.1894.02421220006001d

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The courteous invitation given by the American Medical Association to the American Pharmaceutical Association to be represented by delegates at this important gathering and the further courtesy of requesting some of these delegates to read papers, would seem to indicate a generous out-stretching of the hand on the part of your Association toward ours. On behalf of the American Pharmaceutical Association I accept, therefore, the proffered hand, and reciprocate the desire for more cordial relations between these two branches of science and art— medicine and pharmacy. And I avail myself of this opportunity to make an effort in the direction referred to; for it is not to be denied that, while professedly friendly, and actually so in the main, there is yet a good deal of friction at certain points, and unfriendly remarks are sometimes heard, and ungenerous actions undulged in by members of these two great bodies toward each

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