Twelfth International Medical Congress.
—The President and Secretary have issued the following circular under date of June 13 (old style) presidents of important medical societies:
—His Majesty the Emperor of Russia has given authority to hold at Moscow, on the 19th to the 26th of August, 1897, the Twelfth International Medical Congress, and has deigned to take it under his august protection. Desiring to assure to this great reunion, learned men of the highest character, and that the international character of the meeting shall be marked, the Executive Committee has addressed itself to the most important scientific societies of the world and begs that they will send representatives to the said Congress. The Committee hopes that the honorable society of which you are the president will not refuse to contribute to the éclat of the next scientific fête of Moscow, by sending delegates, to whom it will be