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Letters sent to Harris, D. Fraser


Date: 
June 29, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Harris for his kindness. He heard of him at St. Andrews therefore he sent an introduction to Miss Ewald. Civilities.


Date: 
July 1, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler compliments Harris on the titles of his Lectures and on his article on Leenwenhoche. The Clarendon Press could not print his lectures because they are working at the translation and publication of Neuberger. Mentions that he is interested in the history of circulation and is preparing a Lecture on Servetus.


Date: 
September 14, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler comments on a paper about Harvey who must have used a magnifying glass, in his embryological work. Compliment on the information he found. Reference to one Paris theses by Bazin where the old views were maintained on circulation. Will try to find a copy of his Harveian oration to send him. Civilities.


Date: 
October 12, 1909
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Harris for his paper in Science. Asks for reprints. Civilities.


Date: 
(1909 ?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler asks Harris and his wife to call on Miss Ewald at the Students Hall. She is a daughter of Prof Ewald of Berlin and her mother is taking care of an English girl over there.


Date: 
December 12, 1910
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler writes that it was nice to see Harris and his wife in Oxford. He returns the Harvey slip. He will cut it out of the Lancet of last year. Thanks him for his testimonials. Compliments.


Date: 
April 12, 1911
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Harris for a photo of an old church which he visited years ago. Will put it in his edition of the physiology. Suggest to put up a new stone or to re-carve the old one, and that the Physiological Society might have it done. Civilities.


Date: 
(December 9, 1912 ?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler is pleased that Harris is comfortably settled in Halifax. He will be happy to help in the matter of the tablet to Hales. Civilities.


Date: 
(ca 1912)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler accepts to help in a tablet of this sort to Hales. He suggests that it would come better from the Physiological Society or from Caius College. Agrees that something must be done in his memory in the church where he had been so long. Civilities.


Date: 
April 6, 1914
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler requests that Harris ask (Anthon) Gesner to send the story of his family. Doubtful about their connections with the great Konrad Gesner. Discussion over Harris's paper in the Proceedings. He says that he never could see that Caesalpinus had anything more than Galenical views on the general circulation. Civilities.


Date: 
July 23, 1918
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Harris, D. Fraser
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Harris and congratulates him on his poem. Will look for his history with interest.