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June 4, 1892

The Monument to Benjamin Rush.—

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(23):722. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411270030021

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Abstract

The attention of the members of the medical profession is again called to the monument to Dr. Benjamin Rush, the great patriot physician of the Revolution, which it is proposed to erect in the city of Washington among those of the other illustrious founders of the Republic. In the person of this eminent medical man—"the greatest physician this country has ever produced," as he has been fitly styled by a very eminent physician, happily still living—Medicine will be worthily represented at the National Capital, as a profession which can boast of having public spirited citizens, fearless patriots, brave warriors, and wise legislators among its ranks. Benjamin Rush was, himself, all these. The members of the profession, who have not already done so, are urgently solicited to come to Detroit to attend the meeting of the American Medical Association, prepared to contribute towards the erection of this monument, or to

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