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February 8, 1896

From a Retired Member.

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(6):286. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430580038011

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Newport, N. H., Jan. 28, 1896.

To the Editor:  —Your letter with sample copy of the Journal are received. Many thanks for the remembrance. In the success of the American Medical Association and its publications I have felt a deep interest from the time of its organization in 1847. I have most of the annual reports and all the volumes of the Journal until July, 1891. During a severe and protracted sickness that spring and summer, through some misunderstanding, my membership fee was not sent and my name, as it was right it should be, was dropped from the subscription list. As delegate from our State society I attended the annual meeting in New York in 1864 and in San Francisco in 1871, and as a permanent member, in Boston and Washington, always finding the occasions full of pleasure, instruction and benefit. My interest in medical literature and science, and

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