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October 21, 1899


JAMA. 1899;XXXIII(17):1049-1050. doi:10.1001/jama.1899.02450690053013

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We are receiving letters almost daily asking us to "show up" the concern which calls itself St. Luke's Hospital. As we enlightened our readers in regard to this scheme for swindling physicians in the Journal some time ago (see Journal, June 24, p. 1465) it seems hardly necessary to refer to it again. But recently these people have been sending out, with their other inveigling literature, a facsimile copy of a letter which they adroitly obtained from Dr. N. Senn, about a year ago. As many of our correspondents have asked whether it were really true that Dr. Senn was connected with the concern, we wrote him suggesting that he could hardly afford to let it go without a public denial. In response he sends us the following for publication:

Chicago, Oct. 12, 1899.

To the Editor:  —I have for a long time been annoyed by numerous letters inquiring about

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