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September 11, 1897

Dr. Upshur's Final Reply to Dr. Woodbridge.

JAMA. 1897;XXIX(11):547-548. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440370041008

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Richmond, Va., Aug. 23, 1897.

To the Editor:  —I had hoped not to trespass upon your valuable space further, but the offensive communication from Dr. Woodbridge in your issue of August 21 can not be passed unnoticed. Now, sir, it can not be possible that Dr.Woodbridge is ignorant of the fact that Messrs. Parke, Davis & Co. are advertising Woodbridge treatment of typhoid fever, and will send the literature to any one who applies for it. The pamphlet referred to contains liberal extracts from the several papers read by Dr. Woodbridge and refers to the source from which taken, therefore must be the genuine utterances of Dr. Woodbridge. Why does he permit this wholesale drug house to put him in so equivocal a position? Does he deny that the statements made in this "advertising circular" are genuine? But, sir, there is no need of examining the circular, his paper published

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