New York, July 16, 1903.
To the Editor:—Since publication of the above-mentioned article, I have received requests for 2,090 reprints thereof. Pressure of practice renders me unable to reply individually to each one of the gentlemen who wrote me on the subject. I therefore ask the privilege of using your columns to answer all.
1. The kind sentiments which my correspondents convey stimulate me to greater efforts than ever before, so to revise the article that it may represent the best work of which I am capable. I need not tell other busy practitioners that I can not do this within the next few days. I expect, however, to have the reprints ready in about three weeks.
2. A number of those who have favored me, ask for "some" or "several" copies. If they will kindly specify how many they desire I will know how large an order for