The Application of Physical Science to the Surgery of Diseases of the Throat and Nose

John Macintyre
1901 The Journal of Laryngology Rhinology and Otology  
GENTLEMEN,-I have to thank you very sincerely for the unexpected honour of being elected President of our Association for the second time. If I express myself thus simply and briefly, do not think that your kindness is unappreciated ; on the contrary, I am deeply grateful, and feel, more than I can express, the unvarying courtesy extended to, and the trust placed in, me by the Fellows of our Association. Permit me to add also that this feeling has been ever present since the day I became an
more » ... day I became an original Fellow of the British Laryngological, Khinological, and Otological Association. It is not easy to take an office which has been held by such representatives of our special department as have preceded me, and certainly not to succeed Mr. Mayo Collier in the Presidential chair. In so doing, I would take this opportunity of congratulating him upon the success which has attended his efforts during the past year, and you upon having had one who combined in himself so many of those qualities which, added to a great professional reputation, were bound to leave a lasting impression on our Association. At the beginning of our new session, let me say that we shall feel pleased if our efforts attain to the same standard as characterized last year's work, the results of which were the combined efforts of
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