Barker recalls his trip with Osler in 1892 to Richmond and William and Mary College in Virginia. Osler met with infamous rivals, Dr. Hunter McGuire and George Ben Johnston. He was very impressed with the library at the College. Incl. ms. notes.
Barker informs Osler that Weller Van Hook, who he knew in Chicago, and who is a close friend of Ludwig Hektoen, has a nineteen year old son who wishes to enter at Christ Church. Kind comments on the latter and on his father. Asks him to take care of the young boy.
Barker responds to questions asked in a previous letter. See CUS417/88.52.