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Letters sent to Withington, Edward Theodore


Date: 
February 11, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Withington, Edward Theodore
Abstract: 

Osler asks Withington for precisions about the origin of the word 'tonus' in the Greek literature. Sherrington believes that it is Fabricius who was the first to use it in the modern sense.


Date: 
February 13, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Withington, Edward Theodore
Abstract: 

(Card). Osler thanks Withington for his note. Glad to have his knowledge of Greek in Oxford.


Date: 
July 17, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Withington, Edward Theodore
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Withington for his contribution to the Anniversary volumes.


Date: 
July 23, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Withington, Edward Theodore
Abstract: 

(Card). Osler asks Withington if the poem of Ariphron on Health ever been translated. Mentions that Rabelais refers to it. Suggests he translate it, if not done, for the Annals.


Date: 
July 25, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Withington, Edward Theodore
Abstract: 

Glad that Withington will help with the Hippocrates. Thanks for the translation of the Hymn.


Date: 
August 30, 1919
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Withington, Edward Theodore
Abstract: 

Mentions the honorarium for his work for the Press. Hopes John Lane's edition of Lipinska will come off. Asks him to verify the translation of it. Mentions that he is off to Jersey for six weeks.


Date: 
(ca November 1919)
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Withington, Edward Theodore
Abstract: 

Osler asks her to send him Lane's letter and to say that he thinks the fee is rather small for Withington. News of Osler's condition.