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The present list of Associates is as follows:
Jacob Bigelow, Boston, Mass.,
Nathan R. Smith, Baltimore, Md.,
Pedro Gonzales Velasco, Madrid, Spain,
R. G H. Butcher, Dublin, Ireland,
G. H. B. Macleod, Edinburgh, Scotland,
Frank H. Hamilton, New York,
Th. de Valcourt, Cannes, France,
P. F. Da Costa Alverenga, Lisbon, Portugal,
J. Hughlings Jackson, London, Eng.,
The Philadelphia County Medical Society.
ORGANIZED IN 1848.
Its objects are "The advancement of knowledge upon all subjects connected with the healing art; the organization of the profession in connection with the State Medical Society and the American Medical Association; the elevation of the character, and the protection of the proper rights and interests of those engaged in the practice of medicine; and the study of the means calculated to render the medical profession most useful to the public, and subservient to the great interests of humanity." (Constitution, Art. II.)
To entitle a person to membership in this Society, he must be a citizen of the county of Philadelphia, graduate of at least one year's standing of a respectable medical school, a licentiate for a similar period of some approved medical institution, or a regular practitioner of at least fifteen years' standing, and of good moral and professional reputation.
A physician, removing into this county, is not eligible for membership until after he has been engaged one year in the regular practice of medicine within the county.
The initiation fee is five dollars; the annual contribution four dollars. Stated meetings are held on the third Wednesday of January, April, July, and October. Meetings for discussion on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, from October to April. The Society have the use of a room in the Hall of the College of Physicians.
Censors. Drs. ROBERT BURNS, H. Y. EVANS, WM. L. KNIGHT, N. L. HATFIELD, H. ST. CLAIR ASH.
Dr. John M. Adler,
D. Hayes Agnew,
List of Members.
Oscar H. Allis,
Samuel K. Ashton,
L. K. Baldwin,
W. H. Bartles,
J. M. Barton,
H F. Baxter,
W. R. D. Blackwood,
N. Roe Bradner,
Dr. D. G. Brinton,
J. N. Burtnett,
B. S Buck,
F. J. Buck,
William H. Bunn,
Robert Bruce Burns,
James H. Cantrell,
T. H. W. Chestnut,
Benjamin H. Coates,
J. C. Cooper,
Philip De Young,