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From: 
Adami, John George
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Adami has advised the Director of Medical Services, Gen. G.C. Jones, about Osler's letter regarding the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair. Adami is at odds over how to proceed in the matter.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Jones, Gen. G.C.
Abstract: 

Osler asks Jones if it is true that the Hospital Committee was appointed without his consultation as to advisability or personnel.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Bruce, H.A.
Abstract: 

Osler informs Bruce that he has wired the Minister of Militia.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Hughes, S.
Abstract: 

Osler asks Hughes if it is true that the Committee on Hospitals was appointed without consulting Gen. G.C. Jones as to advisability or personnel.


From: 
Adami, John George
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Adami writes regarding developments in the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair. He includes his own analysis into the Committee of Enquiry.


From: 
Hughes, S.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Hughes agrees to meet Osler to discuss the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair, but does not understand why Osler is interested in the matter.


From: 
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Telegram urges Osler to come to the hospital, as Matron is in trouble. (Refers to Edith Campbell's dismissal as a result of the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair.)


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Adami for sending a list of officers implicated in the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair [see CUS417/2.14]. He is sorry that Edith Campbell lost her job, as he does not see how she was implicated.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Hughes, S.
Abstract: 

Osler explains that his interest in the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair is due to the fact that he is a consultant to several of the Canadian Army Hospitals. Osler would like to know if Gen. G.C. Jones was consulted as to the desirability of the personnel named to the Hospital Committee.


From: 
Adami, John George
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Adami warns Osler about taking further action in the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Osler writes that Bruce has not yet responded to his queries regarding Gen. G.C. Jones's and the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair. If Jones was not consulted about the Hospital Commission, Osler will write a letter of protest to Hughes, send a cable to Sir Robert Borden, and resign his positions as consultant to the Canadian Army Hospitals.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Borden, Sir Robert
Abstract: 

Osler writes to the Canadian Prime Minister regarding the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair.


From: 
Borden, Sir Robert
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Osler expresses his opinion that the Hospital Commission's inquiry into Gen. G.C. Jones's department was poorly handled. As a consultant to several of the Canadian Army Hospitals, Osler is interested in the welfare of the corps.


From: 
Drummond, Julia
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Drummond thanks Osler for his message, which she assumes he would not like to be made public.


From: 
Carson, John W.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Carson writes of matters relating to Edith Campbell's dismissal from Taplow.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Campbell, Edith
Abstract: 

Osler supplies a copy of a letter he sent on Campbell's behalf to inquire about the terms of her dismissal from Taplow.


From: 
Borden, Sir Robert
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Borden assures Osler that Gen. G.C. Jones will not be dismissed without the most careful consideration and fullest opportunity to reply in his own defense.


From: 
Keogh, Alfred
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Keogh writes of matters relating to the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair.


From: 
Jones, Gen. G.C.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Jones informs Osler that Edith Campbell's dismissal was deemed advisable by those conducting the investigation.


From: 
Jones, Gen. G.C.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Jones has just received orders to return to Canada at once. He thanks Osler for his help and kindness.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Borden, Sir Robert
Abstract: 

Osler believes it would be a disgrace to dismiss Gen. G.C. Jones because of the report of the Hospital Committee. In the event of such a dismissal, Osler would resign his post as consultant to several Canadian Army Hospitals.


From: 
Jones, Gen. G.C.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Jones explains that his recall to Canada was issued so that he could take up the re-organization of medical services there. He thanks Osler for his kindness, but he feels that the best thing for his friends to do now is to let matters rest.


From: 
Macdonald, Margaret
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Macdonald believes that Edith Campbell's removal was justified. She writes that there is much Osler does not know about the inquiry and even Campbell understands where she went wrong. Gen. G.C. Jones's recall to Canada has been a great blow to the Medical Service.


From: 
Bruce, H.A.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Bruce writes of matters relating to the Taplow affair. A committee of officers investigated the Duchess of Connaught Hospital and determined that the Matron, Edith Campbell, should be changed. Gen. G.C. Jones was then consulted and on his authority, Campbell was removed. Bruce writes of the sacrifices he made in order to better the Canadian Medical Service. He explains that Jones was recalled to Canada to re-organize the medical service there. Bruce makes no apologies for his handling of the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Adami, John George
Abstract: 

Osler received a cable from Sir Robert Borden assuring him that Gen. G.C. Jones would not be dismissed without full consideration of his case in Canada. Osler has sent in his resignation as consultant to several Canadian Army Hospitals.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Graham, Hugh
Abstract: 

Osler explains that his resignation as consultant to several Canadian Army Hospitals was a protest against the injustice done to Gen. G.C. Jones by the Hospital Commission. He writes that the public should suspend judgment until Jones's report has been printed in the press.


From: 
Maclaren, Murray
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Maclaren urges Osler not to proceed with his resignation as consultant to the Canadian Army Hospitals.


From: 
McCombe, John
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Arrangements for a meeting with Osler and Lady Drummond.


From: 
McCombe, John
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

McCombe urgently requests Osler's help.


From: 
Adami, John George
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Adami writes of matters relating to the Canadian Army Medical Corps affair.

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