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on the increasing demand for the work, and the
proof which it affords of the progressive ad
vancement of the Institution to usefulness and
Nov. 22, 1836.
MARCHANT, PRINTER, INORAM-COURT, FENCHURCH STUEET.
MEDICAL AND SURGICAL
On Thursday, July 17th, 1832, a Meeting of more than fifty Medical Gentlemen took place, agreeably to advertisement, in the Board Room of the Worcester Infirmary, for the purpose of forming an Association under the above name. The venerable Dr. Johnstone, of Birmingham, was unanimously called to the Chair; there were also present the following eminent individuals:-Dr. Kidd, Regius Professor of Physic, Oxford; Dr. Barlow, of Bath: Dr. Conolly, of Warwick; Dr. W. Conolly, of Cheltenham; Dr. Corrie, of Birmingham; Dr. Evans, jun. of Ross; Dr. Thomas, of Rose Lawn; Mr. Hodgson, of Birmingham; Mr. W. Sands Cox, of Birmingham; Mr. Soden, of Bath; Mr. Hetling, of Bristol ; and many others, including most of the resident Faculty of Worcester and the neighbouring towns.
The following resolutions were passed unanimously:
1st.—That a Provincial Medical and Surgical Association be now formed.
2d.—That the management of the Association be conducted by a President and Council, and two Secretaries, to be elected annually, agreeably to the following Provisional Constitution:
The Association to be managed by a President, two Secretaries, and a Council.
The several officers to be appointed annually, by a general meeting of members convened for that purpose, at whichever of the principal towns may be appointed; the place of such meeting being prospectively notified each year.
At this meeting shall be presented a Report, prepared by the Secretaries, of the general state of the Association, its proceedings, and pecuniary accounts; the Report to be afterwards printed, and a copy supplied to every member.
At this meeting it is also proposed, that one of the members shall be appointed to give, at the next Annual Meeting, an account