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December 12, 1896


JAMA. 1896;XXVII(24):1254-1255. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02431020036010

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Argument and entreaty, eloquence and rhetoric have been employed by the Chairman of the Rush Monument Committee of the Association, in his appeals to the profession and reports to the Association, on the subject of the Rush Monument, a memorial stone as yet in futuro. The sum so far raised is still entirely inadequate to build anything at all worthy of the Association. In the meantime the monument to Samuel Hahnemann is nearly finished as we learn from the following paragraph which appeared in the Chicago Tribune of Sunday, December 6:

A large bronze memorial statue of Samuel Hahnemann, founder of homeopathy, which with its pedestal is to cost $75,000, will soon be erected in Washington by the homeopathic physicians of the United States. Charles N. Niehaus of New York is the architect.

Surely there is patriotism, public spirit and generosity enough in the American medical profession to build this

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