Proceedings and Correspondence of the Third District Medical Society of the State of Ohio in Reference to the Medical College of Ohio

Proceedings and Correspondence of the Third District Medical Society of the State of Ohio in Reference to the Medical College of Ohio

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...has never ceased, nor can it hereafter cease, to he with me an object of the deepest interest. Therefore it is that I send in my resignation before the end of the session, that your honorable body may be able to make and promulgate arrangements for the next course of lectures, before the class shall disperse. In taking a final leave of an institution, which for many years, has been an object of affection, hut to the prosperity of which I can no longer contribute the influence of my feeble exertions, I cannot forego the opportunity of expressing I1 hope, that it will continue to flourish, until it shall reach the high distinction and impart the solid advantages, anticipated in its foundation. I have the honor to be, respectfully, your obedient servant, DAN. DRAKE." You will perceive, from the tenor of this letter, and its being sent confidentially, that I delicately suggested to them, what several of my friends and colleagues had already done to individual Trustees, that I should be happy to continue in the school, on the united chairs of the Institutes and Clinical Medicine. They hnd, then, a fair and final opportunity to retain nie, if they chose; a fact, which I hope you will not forget. So fur, however, from proposing any thing of the kind, or conferring with me ofliciully or unofficially on the subject, they promptly accepted my resignation, recording their votes by yeas and nays, and then had not even the courtesy to give me a reply. Certain members of the Board, however, immediately began to tell my friends, that if I had remained in the College, the Trustees would have given me any place that I desired! Thus, after creating and sustaining a state of things which they foresaw would compel me to leave the school, and declining...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236825586
  • 9781236825582