HAHNEMANN MEDICAL COLLEGE. The following act of incorporation of the above Institution, has passed the Assembly, reported favorably to the Senate, and ordered to a third reading. It will probably pass. AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE HAHNEMANN MEDICAL COLLEGE. The People of the State of New-York, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact at follow: SECTION 1. William Armstrong, John Henderson, James Munroe, Henry Forsyth, John Thomas, Edgar Ludlam, Richard Thompson, Wm. E. Horton, James Miles, William Watkins, and their associates and successors in office, are hereby created a body politic and corporate, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, defending and being defended in any of the courts in this state. § 2. The said corporation shall have a. common seal which they may alter or renew at pleasure, and they shall be authorized to receive by gift, grant or devise, and to purchase, hold and dispose of property, real and personal, or mixed, in their corporate capacity, under the name and style of the “Hahnemann Medical College of the city of New York;” provided that the capital stock of said college shall not exceed the sum of fifty thousand dollars, Which shall be divided into shares of twenty dollars each. § 3. The board of trustees shall consist of not less than eleven nor more than fifteen members, a majority of whom shall constitute a quorum for doing business. § 4. The members composing said board of trustees shall be chosen by the stockholders annually, on the first Monday in February, a majority of the votes cast being requisite to a choice, and in casting these votes each stockholder shall have one vote for every share of stock held by him up to the number of twenty-five shares, and one vote for every five shares which may be holden beyond that number. Provided, said trustees may hold their office and exercise the duties thereof until their successors are elected and qualified. § 5. The officers of the board shall be a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer, to be chosen by said board out of their own number. § 6. The board of trustees shall appoint a faculty which shall consist of at least five professors, who shall be competent to deliver lectures, for the purpose of instructing students in the various departments of medical science, which shall include anatomy, physiology, pathology, materia medica, chemistry, obstetrics, medical .jurisprudence, principles and practice of homoeopathy and surgery. § 7. The medical faculty of this college, together with the board of trustees, shall be authorized to confer the degree of doctor of medicine upon such persons and for such purposes as this degree is conferred by medical colleges generally throughout the United States, and shall have power to make such by-laws, rules, and regulations as may be deemed necessary for the government of such an institution. Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States and of the state of New York § 8. No student shall be allowed to present himself as a candidate for graduation in this institution until he shall present to the faculty thereof satisfactory testimonials of the following qualifications: 1. That he is twenty-one years of age. 2. That he is of good moral character. 3. That he has been regularly engaged in the study of physic and surgery with some respectable practitioner or practitioners for the term of three years, and that he has attended two full course of lectures on medicine, in some legally incorporated medical college, the last of which shall have been attended in this college. But it is hereby provided that any individual who may have been for four years next proceeding, engaged in constant and reputable practice of medicine, and shall have attended one full course of medical lectures in this college, shall be permitted to present himself as a candidate for graduation before the faculty and board thereof. § 9. The faculty and board of this college shall not be permitted to grant a diploma to any applicant until such applicant shall have passed a thorough, critical, and impartial examination, which examination shall be made by the said faculty, and shall include the various departments of medical science enumerated in the sixth section of this act. § 10. The board of trustees appointed by the first section of this act, shall have power to perform all the duties which the said board is hereby authorized to perform, until their successors shall have been chosen and qualified. § 11. All vacancies which may occur in the board of trustees may be filled by a majority of the remaining members of said board. § 12. Each and every stockholder shall be liable in his individual capacity for debts contracted by the corporation, while he may be, or shall have been, a stockholder in the same. § 13. This corporation shall not possess banking powers or any other power not herein specially delegated. ________________ …. THE JUVENILE HOUSE OF INDUSTRY of Brooklyn is under the care of DR. JOHN TURNER, a Homoeopathic physician. In his Annual Report he says that out of 245 children admitted daring the year, 197 have been under treatment. There have no deaths occurred, although there have been many serious cases. He attributes much of the sickness to the filthy condition of the children when admitted, and to the location of the Institution in a malarious district. …. We have received from Mr. F. E. Boericke, Homoeopathic Pharmaceutist Philadelphia, a neatly printed card containing the names, address and office hours of the Homoeopathic physicians of that city: similar to the one published yearly in Now York and Brooklyn by Smith & Son. We find the number in Philadelphia, as elsewhere, increasing, and so fast that Mr. Boericke has found it necessary, in meeting the wants of physicians, to open a new pharmacy in Spring Garden Street, still retaining his old stand in South Seventh Street. …. Our readers will be pleased to learn that Dr. Caroll Dunham, of whose illness we spoke in a previous number, is so much better that he will shortly sail for the West Indies, where he intends spending the rest of the winter. …. Dr. Thomas J. Pomeroy, formerly of Utica, has removed to Detroit, Mich. Dr. S. Bailey, of Watertown, has taken his practice in Utica. …. Dr. B. C. Macy, for many years residing in Brooklyn, has lately settled at Dobbs Ferry, in this state: a change he was compelled to make on account of the ill-health of his wife. …. Dr. Lewis Dodge has left Cleveland and is now located in Buffalo, N. Y …. Dr. T. P. Knapp has removed from St. Andrews, N. Y., to St. Thomas, C. W. BOOKS RECEIVED Additions to the Homoeopathic Materia Medica, collected and arranged by HENRY THOMAS, M. D.; pp. 104. Manchester, Henry Turner & Co.,1858. Narcotic Stimulants: A lecture delivered to the students of the Western Homoeopathic College.** By J. BRAINERD, M, D.; pp. 18. Cleveland, from Dr. Davis.
|Source:||The AMERICAN HOMOEOPATHIC REVIEW Vol. 01 No. 05, 1859, pages 238-240|
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