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Letters sent to Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert


Date: 
From: 
Morgan, J.C. (Jemmy)
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

A questionnaire concerning Osler's early life, with some answers.


Date: 
February 18, 1899
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

Osler provides his nephew with medical advice and details of his illness. He suggests that Herbert go to the Adirondack's for treatment.


Date: 
February 24, 1899
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

Osler informs his nephew that Dr. Trudeau has secured him a space in the Sanitarium in the Adirondacks. He assures Herbert that he will be in good hands with Dr. Baldwin, Lawrason Brown and Mr. And Mrs. Adami by his side. Osler advises Herbert to take up the study of a special subject while he recuperates and tells him not to worry about the financial aspect of his treatment.


Date: 
May 30, 1899
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

Osler remarks that Dr. Trudeau has given a good account of Herbert's health and medical progress. Osler reminds Herbert to refrain from using his voice, as his ulcer will take time to heal.


Date: 
1899(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

Osler is happy to hear of his nephew's improved health. He sends his regards to Dr. Trudeau, whom he greatly respects. He offers to help Herbert finance his stay at the Adirondack Sanitarium. Osler will travel to Toronto for Christmas.


Date: 
March 16, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

Osler advises Gwyn that his illness should not affect his insurance. He is happy to hear that Gwyn will soon have his own parish.


Date: 
April 5, 1905
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler comments on the chloroform remark. News from Norman B. Gwyn.


Date: 
March 25, 1905
From: 
Black, George B.
To: 
Gwyn, Dr. Charles Herbert
Abstract: 

Osler has asked Black to forward Gwyn an autograph copy of his portrait that he had executed. Mentions the good opinion of it by Osler.