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May 16, 1896

A Mark of Appreciation—Vote of Thanks.

JAMA. 1896;XXVI(20):992. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430720044012

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Chicago, May 13, 1896.

To the Editor:  —For genuine Southern whole-souled hospitality and courteous treatment, the complimentary trip afforded by the Southern Railway Company to its invited guests and [ill] members who participated in the excursion from Atlanta [ill] Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Tate Springs, Hot Springs and Asheville, N. C., after the adjournment of the Atlanta meeting last week, excels anything in that direction that I have ever known or experienced, or indeed anything approaching it, except it be the occasion when our Association held its annual meeting at St. Paul, Minn., in June, 1882, when we were accorded similar courtesies by the Northern Pacific and Great Northern Railroads. This complimentary trip embraced about 750 miles, and the pleasant duty was assigned me to transmit the subjoined preamble and resolutions regarding the above detour trip, to the Journal with the request that same be published in the current number of our Journal

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