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December 26, 1896


JAMA. 1896;XXVII(26):1354-1355. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02431040036008

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Many readers of the Journal have been active in sending to the editor copies of the circulars of the Wisconsin Eclectic Medical College, an institution to which we have several times referred in no complimentary terms.

The first step taken by the Journal was to place all the information in its possession in the hands of the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin, with a view to having the charter annulled. That officer, keenly alive to the disgrace being placed upon his State by this institution, very promptly took steps for the annulling of the charter, a petition for which was printed in full in the Journal, June 20, 1896.

Within the last month we have been in communication with the postoffice authorities of Chicago. Postmaster Hesing very promptly referred the papers to the postoffice inspector, Captain Stewart, who has been after the diploma mill for fraudulent use of

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