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Index of items sent by Wood, Horatio C.


Date: 
January 26, 1917
From: 
Wood, Horatio C.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Biographical note on George B. Wood. As executor, Wood could only get hold of one or two copies of the book; and does not remember giving one to Osler, but says that it was a strong testimony of the high esteem he had for him. Details on his health. Prays that Revere may escape. Commentary on the Kaiser and on Woodrow Wilson. Lincoln's quotation. Comments on the re-election of Wilson. On the back of this letter, Grace Osler's remark: "This man was born a good Quaker".


Date: 
March 10, 1917
From: 
Wood, Horatio C.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Wood is pleased that Osler's son has escaped injury. Mentions a 87 year old man who fought in 122 engagements during the Civil war and was never injured. Sends one of his two copies of George B. Wood's poem with a statement regarding it on the fly leaf. Political comments on war. Thinks that Roosevelt would have settled this thing months ago. Anecdote about Senator La Follette. Civilities. Attached is the copy of the statement written by Wood and Osler's note about the book.