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March 7, 1891

Shall The Journal be Removed to Washington?

JAMA. 1891;XVI(10):359. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410620034019

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To the Editor:  —I have within the last week or ten days received two or three letters suggesting that the question of removing The Journal should be referred back to the Trustees, who have the power to act. And now comes the deponent, the St. Louis Clinique of February, 1891, who deposes and says, that " we hope a motion will prevail to refer the question back to the trustees." But he preludes that assertion by saying that "the Board was given full power to act: by its act The Journal was located in Chicago, and by its authority it could remain or be removed." Very good. But will the said deponent tell the Court, who gave said Board this authority? And tell us whether the same body which extended the power in the first place, cannot rescind that power, or take up any subject referred to the Board of Trustees,

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