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From: 
Roberts, Lloyd
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Letter inserted in "Religio Medici," edited by Lloyd Roberts, 1898. Roberts believes that Osler's copy of the "Religio" originally belonged to Coleridge. [See CUS417/4.12]


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson informs Osler that Margaret Williams has been to see him about the collation of the "Religio Medici" manuscripts. Johnson asks questions about how Osler would like the collation to be done.


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

Williams has been to see Frederic Johnson regarding the collation of Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici" manuscripts. She informs Osler that Johnson would like to undertake the work at the Castle and would like to be paid for it.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Johnson, Frederic
Abstract: 

Osler explains to Johnson how he would like to have the collation of Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici" manuscripts done. They have agreed upon a sum.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson reports on his progress with the collation of Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici" manuscripts. Johnson provides details of his findings from the manuscripts.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson has finished the collation of Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici" manuscripts. He explains the method he used to complete the work and sends a copy of it to Osler.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

If Osler should require further references for the "Religio Medici" manuscripts, Johnson would be happy to provide them.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson was not aware that Osler required additional manuscripts of Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici" collated other than the two housed at Norwich. He offers to draw up another estimate for this work to avoid any misunderstanding.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson requests Dr. de Havilland Hall and Osler's "Religio Medici" manuscripts. He presumes that Osler would like these manuscripts to be collated with the first authorized edition of 1642.


From: 
Hall, F. de Havilland
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Hall sends Osler his "Religio Medici" manuscript. He would like to be notified of its safe arrival.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson reports on his progress with the collation of Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici" manuscripts. He believes it would take him a month of straight work to do everything Osler has asked of him. He discusses the details of his fee for completing the task.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson writes of matters relating to his project to collate Sir Thomas Browne's "Religio Medici" manuscripts.


From: 
Johnson, Frederic
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson discusses details of his project to collate "Religio Medici" manuscripts.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Johnson, Frederic
Abstract: 

Osler offers Johnson instruction on how he would like the collation of the "Religio Medici" manuscripts done.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Keynes, Geoffrey
Abstract: 

Booklet of letters from Osler to Keynes covering the years 1914-1919. Copies made in May 1920.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Beale, Peyton T.B.
Abstract: 

In one of his last letters, written from bed, Osler inquires about a 1902 edition of "Religio Medici" that Beale's father published anonymously.


From: 
Keynes, Geoffrey
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Keynes writes of a new fragment by Sir Thomas Browne, which he and Cosmas found in a Commonplace Book. Keynes asks for further information and resources on Browne from Osler's collection. Cosmas nearly died in the last battle, but is now recovering well.


From: 
Keynes, Geoffrey
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Keynes sends Osler three copies of his pamphlet on Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book. He wished that he had known Osler was giving a lecture on Sir Thomas Browne.


From: 
Keynes, Geoffrey
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Keynes is glad that Osler enjoyed his pamphlet on Elizabeth Lyttelton's Commonplace Book. He will send a pamphlet to the Bodleian Library and to Professor Monro [D.B. Munro?].


From: 
Keynes, Geoffrey
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Keynes reports on the progress of his Sir Thomas Browne Bibliography. After writing the first draft, Cosmas has retired from working on the book and has gone off to the country to become a farmer, leaving Keynes to do the rest alone. Keynes writes of his own career and the birth of his son.


From: 
Crummer, LeRoy
To: 
Cushing, Harvey
Abstract: 

Crummer encloses a transcript of a letter from Osler regarding a rare Zurich edition of the "Religio Medici." In 1916, Crummer offered to give Osler the rare volume, however, Osler already had the edition in his collection. In the enclosed letter, Osler invites Crummer to visit him in England and offers to find him any rare books he might need. Crummer was pleased to find out that Osler mentioned this correspondence in a lecture.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Pratt, Joseph Hersey
Abstract: 

For Christmas, Osler will send Pratt a reprint of the authorized edition of the "Religio Medici," published by the [Oxford] Press.


From: 
Gotch, Rosamund B.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Gotch will send Osler a copy of "Pseudodoxia Epidemica" by Sir Thomas Browne. Additional notes by Osler.


From: 
Sherborne, Lord E.L.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Sherborne thanks Osler for sending a copy of the "Religio Medici." He will send a photograph of his portrait of Sir Thomas Browne to Osler.


From: 
Letts, Malcolm
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Letter inserted in "A Catalogue of the Libraries of the Learned Sir Thomas Browne..." Letts accepts an offer to come to Oxford to peruse Osler's vast collection of Sir Thomas Browne's works. He has not had luck locating a copy of the Sale Catalogue and has had to work from the copy at the British Museum.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Henry, F.P.
Abstract: 

Osler donates a poem by George Wood to the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. Incl. ms. notes.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Fisher, Charles Perry
Abstract: 

Osler picked up a copy of "Editio Princeps" by Galen at Sotheby's. He will donate it to the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Fisher, Charles Perry
Abstract: 

Osler sends a cheque for $5. He wishes he could see the new library in Philadelphia. He would like to acquire a copy of Stockton Hough's Incunabula.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Fisher, Charles Perry
Abstract: 

Osler has acquired a copy of Sydenham's "Observationes Medicae," 1676 and would like to donate it to the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia if they do not already have one.


From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Fisher, Charles Perry
Abstract: 

Osler will send the Library of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia an important pamphlet. He urges Fisher to collect the Priestley pamphlets. He asks if the Library has a copy of Glisson's "Tractatus de Ventriculo," 1678 and Bishop Berkeley's "Siris: A Chain of Philosophical Reflections and Enquiries Concerning the Virtues of Tar Water" 1744.

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