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Index of items sent by Francis, Marian


Date: 
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Fragment. Francis reports that Osler returned from his visit with the Molsons at Lake Memphremagog with a beard and whiskers, which he promptly removed upon his return to the Medical Faculty. Osler has now gone to Morrisbourgh to see a patient. She relates news of her children.


Date: 
November or December, 1879
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis invites Ogden for dinner. Osler will be present.


Date: 
November or December, 1879
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis invites Ogden for dinner. Osler will be present.


Date: 
December 1, 1880
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis returns Ogden's "New Republic," but will keep Shelley a little longer. She has not yet found the mouse trap and has offered a reward of five cents for it. She invites Ogden and Rogers for a tobogganing expedition.


Date: 
July 8, 1881
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis urges Ogden to visit her at Lake Memphremagog. She sends a copy of Osler's address. She mentions Drs. Buller and Ringer. Her children suffer from whooping cough and she has been looking after them herself.


Date: 
July 26, 1881
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis is angry with Ogden for being too proud to ask for a ticket before he left her and her family at Lake Memphremagog. She remarks that 1351 St. Catherine Street must seem peaceful after his hectic time with the Francis'. She mentions Mr. Cantlie and Dr. Buller.


Date: 
April 16, 1882
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports that Osler has just returned from Washington, Philadelphia and New York. While he disliked Washington, he loved Philadelphia. Ogden is sorely missed at McGill. She mentions Mr. Cantlie.


Date: 
May 15, 1882
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis wishes Ogden success in New York. The house at 1351 St. Catherine has been renovated, and Dr. Buller and Mr. Cantlie are there enjoying it alone. She relates news of her children. She and Osler attended Oscar Wilde's lecture. She mentions Drs. Rogers, Roddick, and A.C. Edwards.


Date: 
June 15 or 16, 1882
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis is sorry that Ogden did not get the appointment he wanted. She remarks that no one can take his place at McGill. Osler has a new student, Johnson, but he misses Ogden. She relates news of her children.


Date: 
June 15 or 16, 1882
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis is sorry that Ogden did not get the appointment he wanted. She remarks that no one can take his place at McGill. Osler has a new student, Johnson, but he misses Ogden. She relates news of her children.


Date: 
August 1, 1882
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis remarks on Ogden's success and informs him that Osler would like to publish his work on Parasites. Osler has been in Toronto at F. Robertson's wedding to Miss Spragge. She relates news of her family.


Date: 
December 3, 1882
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis congratulates Ogden on his appointment in Milwaukee. Everyone was disappointed that Ogden missed the McGill Semi Centennial. The David Morriss Presbyterian College was opened the previous week. She relates news of her family. Osler is not yet engaged, but is much sought after. Bruce Howard died of Diphtheria three weeks ago.


Date: 
December 20, 1882
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis wishes Ogden success in his new post. She reports that Dr. Imrie is to marry Miss Buntie, Dr. Lapthorne Smith is engaged, and Rev. Arthur French will marry Miss Gibb. The McGill students are making things "too hot" for Dr. Wright and Dr. Wesley Mill is getting badly snubbed.


Date: 
February 14, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis relates news of her children, and of Dr. Buller, Mr. Cantlie, and Dr. Rogers. Osler will go to Berlin in the spring to study. Osler has yet to find a student to replace Ogden.


Date: 
May 20, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports that her children have recovered from Diphtheria, although Grant had a very hard time of it. She urges him to read "Chronicles of Gill Coll" in the McGill Gazette [see CUS417/79.1]. She relates news of Dr. Buller and Mr. Cantlie. Osler will serve as best man at the wedding of Professor Morse and Miss Stirling.


Date: 
August 20, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis relates news of her children and reports that Osler has been too busy to take vacation. Dr. Buller is away in Manitoba and Dr. Roddick will leave for a six month absence. Mr. Cantlie continues to mourn Ogden's absence from Montreal. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 10, 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports that Mr. C. Fleet will marry Miss Redpath. She delivers news of McGill and its progress. She mentions Jared Howard, Mr. Cantlie, Dr. Buller and Dr. Rogers. She relates news of her children. Osler will go to Europe for six months to study. A young doctor, McLure, was living with Osler at 80, Union Avenue, but suddenly gave up on his study of medicine.


Date: 
Spring 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis has been nursing some of her children who suffer from Diphtheria. Osler cannot get away this year, as the Faculty is not willing to spare him. He hopes to move from 1351 St. Catherine to Union Street. She writes of Dr. Buller, Mr. Cantlie, Mr. Cameron, and of her children.


Date: 
December 1883
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports on developments at McGill: Osler attended a faculty meeting about Dr. Wright; Dr. Scott may retire; and Wesley Mills does not improve in popularity. She mentions Mr. Cantlie, Dr. Buller, and Dr. Rogers.


Date: 
June 8, 1884
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis reports on her move to Toronto and the ill health of some of her 11 children. She is happy that Ogden was able to see Mr. Cantlie, who she hopes will visit Toronto. She comments on Dr. Buller's new wife. Osler and Dr. Howard are enjoying Berlin.


Date: 
May 4, 1881 - July 28, 1884
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Extracts from four letters regarding Osler. Francis mentions Dr. Buller and William Francis' admiration for his uncle William. Incl. ms. notes regarding William Molson and T. Wesley Mills.


Date: 
May 15, 1885
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis congratulates Ogden on his appointment as Professor at Milwaukee University. She invites Ogden to stay with her in the fall, when Osler will also be there. Several of her children contracted Typhoid, but are now recovering. She gives a detailed account of each of her children. Dr. Buller is now the happy father of a girl, Marguerite. Dr. Molson was appointed to the Front, but found a substitute.


Date: 
August 4, 1885
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis urges Ogden to join Osler as a guest in her home. Mr. Boodle will also come up for a few days.


Date: 
December 1885(?)
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis sends Christmas greetings. Osler is in Toronto for a short visit and then on to New York. She relates news of her children. She asks after Mr. Cantlie.


Date: 
January 13, 1887
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis relates news of Dr. Rogers, Mr. Cantlie, and of her own children.


Date: 
October 3, 1887
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis writes of Osler's move to Walnut Street. She expresses her hope that both Ogden and Osler will one day work at the Johns Hopkins University. She relates news of her own family.


Date: 
February 20, 1888
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis expresses excitement over Osler and Ogden's upcoming visits to Toronto.


Date: 
Summer 1888
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis thanks Ogden for his kind note of sympathy sent upon the death of her son, Grant.


Date: 
September 5, 1888
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Civilities.


Date: 
October 14, 1888(?)
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis relates news of her family and expresses her concern over Ogden's poor health.


Date: 
April 3, 1889(?)
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler was at Dr. Howard's beside when he died of Pneumonia. Francis hopes both Osler and Ogden will marry, and jokes that her daughter May is ready to marry Osler. She writes of Mr. Nicholls and Mr. Grant.


Date: 
January 19, 1891
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis writes of her daughter May's visit with Osler in Baltimore. She relates news of her family.