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JAMA. 1896;XXVI(14):665-668. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430660017003e.
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A. S. Ashmead, M.D., Dear Sir:  —After many days' search and interviews and the incidents therewith connected, I am enabled to send you something in the line which you wish. I inclose copy of two letters from the Director of the Assistencia Publica and Sanitary Administrator of the Government. I also send under another cover copies of works as per memoranda herewith attached. Very truly yours, William I. Buchanan.


  1. Two copies of letters from Assistencia Publica.

  2. Memorandum: Lepra Tuberculosa, tesis para optar al grado de doctor en Medicina, por Gregorio Hunt. Considerationes sobre un caso de lepra anestesica, tesis para el doctorado, por Jacobo Z. Berra. Climatologie Médicale de la Republique Argentine et des principales villes de l'Amérique.

Letter No. 1, translation:Buenos Ayres, July 27, 1895.

To the Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States of America. Mr. Minister:  —The Director General of the Public Assistance of


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