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February 8, 1965

Lincoln—Marfan Debate

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El Paso, Tex

JAMA. 1965;191(6):505. doi:10.1001/jama.1965.03080060079037

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To the Editor:—  Inasmuch as my opponents in the Debate on the presence of the Marfan syndrome in President Lincoln (LETTERS, JAMA 189:164 [July 13] 1964) apparently do not wish to carry the matter further, I consider the fact clearly established now and forevermore that Abraham Lincoln did not have Marfan syndrome, and on Feb 12, 1965, I will regard the Debate concluded.

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