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May 1, 1897

The Osteopathy Bill.

JAMA. 1897;XXVIII(18):855. doi:10.1001/jama.1897.02440180041016

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Illinois State Senate, Springfield, April 27, 1897.

John B. Hamilton, M.D., Chicago:  —Yours of 26 inst., was received by this morning's mail. My bill exempting graduates of schools of osteopathy from the requirements of the medical act, was passed by the Senate without opposition. The amended bill to the present act, perfected by the medical schools of the State, now lies in committee, without any friends to support it. So I conclude my bill is in touch with the public demand, and further medical restrictions are not looked upon favorably. Hoping your fears as to being overrun with be realized, I amYours very truly,

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