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Washington, Dec. 7, 1897.
Honorable Frank S. Gardner, Secretary New York Board of Trade and Transportation, New York City.
—Having seen a letter addressed to yourself by Warren E. Anderson, dated Pensacola, Florida, Nov. 24, 1897, and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in which this gentleman undertakes a serial criticism of "The Efficiency of the Marine-Hospital Service in the conduct of Federal Health Affairs," and which he states is made "without malice toward any one or animus of a personal character whatever," I take the liberty of stating to you that there appeared before a board of examiners of the Marine-Hospital Service in June, 1883, one Warren E. Anderson, a native of Marianna, Florida, and a graduate of the Medical College of Alabama. It may be interesting for you to inquire whether the gentleman who writes to you upon the character and abilities of
Department of Public Health. JAMA. 1898;XXX(1):43–44. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02440530049010
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