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March 14, 1891

Shall The Journal be Removed to Washington?THE ACTION OF THE MCLEAN COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY. BLOOMINGTON, ILL.

JAMA. 1891;XVI(11):393. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410630033018

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To the Editor:  —The following resolutions were unanimously adopted at the regular monthly meeting of the McLean County Medical Society, Thursday, March 5, 1891:Whereas, There is an effort being made to remove The Journal of the American Medical Association from Chicago to Washington, D. C.Whereas, The American Medical Association is no sectional body, and when we consider Chicago from its geographical location, so readily accessible from all parts of our country, it being the greatest railroad centre in the world, its unsurpassed mail facilities, and destined to become the greatest medical centre of our country, also in wealth and population,Resolved, That the Members of the McLean County Medical Society cannot see what advantage The Journal could possibly gain by its removal to Washington, but believe that such removal would be detrimental to The Journal and interests of the Association, and, be it furtherResolved, That the delegates

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