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Want Less Duty on Physicians' Apparatus

Want Less Duty on Physicians' Apparatus To the Editor: —In The Journal for May 18, p. 1534, you refer to the resolution which I introduced before the House of Delegates of the Ohio State Medical Association, and which refers to tariff reduction on chemical glassware, also on optical instruments, and then further state that it implies an amendment to the customs rule "whereby a physician may import optical instruments" when it should state that we seek "an amendment to the customs rules such as will permit a physician to bring into this country surgical instruments, as tools of his trade." It was also implied that surgical instruments in this case referred to all instruments used either by surgeons or physicians. This covers a much wider field than the reference to optical instruments. The preambles and resolutions were: Whereas, There is no one in the United States to-day manufacturing chemical glassware, although there is much demand for http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

Want Less Duty on Physicians' Apparatus

JAMA , Volume LVIII (21) – May 25, 1912

Want Less Duty on Physicians' Apparatus

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To the Editor:
—In The Journal for May 18, p. 1534, you refer to the resolution which I introduced before the House of Delegates of the Ohio State Medical Association, and which refers to tariff reduction on chemical glassware, also on optical instruments, and then further state that it implies an amendment to the customs rule "whereby a physician may import optical instruments" when it should state that we seek "an amendment to the customs rules such as will permit a...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1912 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1912.04260050296025
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Abstract

To the Editor: —In The Journal for May 18, p. 1534, you refer to the resolution which I introduced before the House of Delegates of the Ohio State Medical Association, and which refers to tariff reduction on chemical glassware, also on optical instruments, and then further state that it implies an amendment to the customs rule "whereby a physician may import optical instruments" when it should state that we seek "an amendment to the customs rules such as will permit a physician to bring into this country surgical instruments, as tools of his trade." It was also implied that surgical instruments in this case referred to all instruments used either by surgeons or physicians. This covers a much wider field than the reference to optical instruments. The preambles and resolutions were: Whereas, There is no one in the United States to-day manufacturing chemical glassware, although there is much demand for

Journal

JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 25, 1912

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