Osler is honoured to have Abbott's new son named after him. He writes of medical cases and wonders if Abbott would accept the position of Chair of Hygiene. Additional notes by Abbott.
Osler thanks Abbott his new edition. He gives greetings for George and the children. They will meet at Christmas time. Osler gives news from his new work and life in Oxford, and mentions that Revere is enjoying his new life. Civilities.