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Letters dated 1832


Date: 
May 11, 1832
From: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
To: 
Osler, Edward Revere
Abstract: 

Featherstone Osler appeals to a friend [or his father?] for advice. Some years earlier he fell enamoured with a girl named Caroline, who refused him. Then, after a year at Falmouth, he found that all the women were already engaged. On his recent return to Swansea, he discovered that Caroline is now interested in marriage, but he is presently engaged to someone else. He will do as his father advises him.


Date: 
May 1832
From: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
To: 
Osler, Edward Revere
Abstract: 

Featherstone Osler writes of Admiral Dundas. Featherstone had been very agitated by a recent incident at Swansea [involving an old love, Caroline]. He urges his father to travel to Falmouth. He reports on his sister's improved health.


Date: 
October 1832
From: 
Atkinson, H.
To: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
Abstract: 

Atkinson offers advice on how to enter into the clergy. He suggests that Featherstone would have to return to school and master Greek and Latin. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1824-1846
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding the history of the "Robertson Collection Public Library."


Date: 
1828-1919
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

List of men in the departments of Anatomy, Anatomy and Physiology, Practical Physiology and Histology, and Human Physiology, Jodrell Chair at University College. Signed, T.R. Elliott.