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Letters sent to Cowley, A.E.


Date: 
December 1, 1910
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Cowley, A.E.
Abstract: 

Osler would like to see the manuscripts of Dioscorides in Arabic. He is in bed with a mild bronchitis. He asks Cowley to send it to him by his wife. He asks him if it is a good Arabic manuscript and if the price asked is reasonable.


Date: 
December 12, 1910
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Cowley, A.E.
Abstract: 

Osler writes of his appreciation of a book for the Mat. Medica class. He asks Cowley to get it for anything under 20 pounds.


Date: 
March 24, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Cowley, A.E.
Abstract: 

Osler would be interested to see if the pictures resemble those of the Wien Dioscorides. He tells Cowley to offer 20 pounds, or a bit higher.


Date: 
January 7, 1911
From: 
Bill, J. H.
To: 
Cowley, A.E.
Abstract: 

The owner sadly accepts the offer of 25 pounds for the manuscripts. Details on how to pay them. Civilities


Date: 
September 18, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Cowley, A.E.
Abstract: 

(from the secretary's notebook). Osler sends Cowleya tragic record that he should like to have buried in the Bodleian. (Miss Blogg's Osler bibliography).