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June 24, 1893


JAMA. 1893;XX(25):679-696. doi:10.1001/jama.1893.02420520001001

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.  Forty-fourth Annual Meeting, held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, June 6, 7, 8 and 9, 1893.Tuesday, June 6—First Session.—Official Report of the General Sessions.Vice-Presidents, Drs. H. O. Walker, Michigan; H. Brown, Kentucky, and Jesse Hawes, Colorado; the treasurer, Richard J. Dunglison, Philadelphia; the permanent secretary, W. B. Atkinson, Philadelphia; the assistant secretary, L. H. Montgomery, Chicago; librarian, G. W. Webster, Chicago, were present.The Association met in the Academy of Music, and was called to order at 11 A. M. by the chairman of the committee of arrangements, Dr. U.O.B. Wingate of Milwaukee, who said:

Members of the American Medical Association, Ladies and Gentlemen:  —The time has now arrived for calling to order the forty-fourth annual meeting of the American Medical Association. Will you listen to the invocation of divine blessing by the Rev. Henry T. Secrist of this city?The Rev. Henry T. Secrist then offered