1880 The Lancet  
certain that were such an examination instituted by are. spectable university, there are a large number of highlyqualified men who would be glad to procure such a "hallmark" for their attainments as is implied in the granting oi a good university degree; and it is only reasonable to assume that the fact that a number of men had thus given such high guarantees of special proficiency in State Medicine would act as a powerful incentive with Parliament tc authorise such a desirable and, I may add,
more » ... le and, I may add, economical exten. sion of the duties of health officers, as your able leader fore. shadows and suggests. I am, Sir, yours &c., Salford, Feb. 23rd, 1880.
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