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Index of items sent by Howard, Robert Palmer


Date: 
April 1, 1871
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Letter of introduction for Osler. Osler acted as Howard's dresser and clinical clerk for three months at the Montreal General Hospital.


Date: 
April 1, 1872
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Letter of introduction for Osler. Howard writes of Osler's eighteen months as a student at the Montreal General Hospital, where he studied morbid anatomy and performed post-mortem examinations.


Date: 
October 6, 1972
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Howard knows that Osler would have preferred to teach Practical Physiology than Botany. He hopes Osler understands that the offer of the Chair of Botany was made by McGill in an attempt to develop a connection between Osler and the University. McGill is so poor and needy that it could not fund a lectureship in Practical Physiology at present. He advises Osler to concentrate on general practice and to obtain a degree from the F.R.C.S. in Edinburgh.


Date: 
October 25, 1872
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Howard writes of Osler's intention to become an Oculist. Mr. Morgan, resident Surgeon at Moorfields, and formerly in charge of the eye-wards at Netley, wrote to Howard informing him that he would like to come to Montreal as an Oculist. If this were to happen it would seriously jeopardize Osler's hopes of making eye dissection his specialty.


Date: 
July 6, 1874
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Howard writes to offer Osler a lectureship in Practical Physiology at McGill. The fees from his students would be sufficient to cover all expenses. He advises Osler to come to Montreal immediately to begin working on his lectures. Published in Cushing, vol. I, pp. 120-21.


Date: 
1881(?)
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Invitation to Sunday dinner.


Date: 
August 24, 1885(?)
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Howard responds to Osler's request for information on the official Acts regulating the practice of medicine in the Canadian provinces. Arrangements for Osler's lecture in Montreal. Published in Cushing, vol. I, pp. 257-8.


Date: 
August 24, 1885
From: 
Howard, Robert Palmer
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Typescript version of CUS417/81.33. Incl. ms. notes.