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Letters dated 1866


Date: 
March 2, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler gives her son permission to take music for the first quarter as a trial. She writes of two concerts, one at Ancaster, the other at Flambro, to raise money for the New Chancel and an organ. She relates news of Dundas, and of family and friends.


Date: 
March 30, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends. Osler will go to Lloydtown on holiday, instead of returning home to Dundas.


Date: 
April 9, 1866
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Alleged misconduct of school boys," typescript copy of article from "The Reader," April 9, 1866. A serious charge of misconduct and assault was brought against a number of boys from the Trinity College Grammar School at Weston.


Date: 
April 19, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler comments on the charge of misconduct and assault that was brought against a number of boys from the Trinity College Grammar School at Weston, including Osler.


Date: 
April 19, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Copy of a segment of P111.6. Note explaining the "unfortunate affair": the Weston incident involved the boys living in the town boardinghouse smoking out the very objectionable proprietress. They were summoned and appeared before a magistrate and were fined.


Date: 
April 19, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Copy of a segment of P111.6. Note explaining the "unfortunate affair": the Weston incident involved the boys living in the town boardinghouse smoking out the very objectionable proprietress. They were summoned and appeared before a magistrate and were fined.


Date: 
April 19, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler heard from Hennie that Olser had been with her on his way to Lloyd-town. She comments on the unfortunate affair of the boys all being brought into public notice in a disreputable manner as the result of a prank at school. She reports that they have started gardening in the warm weather, and wishes to know about all the things Osler gets at Walkers.


Date: 
April 19, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler heard from Hennie that Olser had been with her on his way to Lloyd-town. She comments on the unfortunate affair of the boys all being brought into public notice in a disreputable manner as the result of a prank at school. She reports that they have started gardening in the warm weather, and wishes to know about all the things Osler gets at Walkers.


Date: 
May 10, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler thought the likeness of Osler was very good and would like to send one to Aunt Charlotte in England. B.B. has purchased the Holts house and will soon move in. Frank has run into debt and has left to go back to sea.


Date: 
May 17, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen and Featherstone Osler arrived in Toronto on the Hamilton Boat. She makes arrangements to meet with her son while in Toronto.


Date: 
May 30, 1866
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript note regarding Osler winning the Chancellors Prize on May 30, 1866. Telegram on verso addressed to Cushing and the Harvard Medical School from Bastianelles.


Date: 
May 30, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of family and friends. Osler's father will write the school about him staying on another year. Osler's mother advises him to think carefully about his decision to enter the Church. She sends him a "volume of good advice" and encourages him to read the "Book of Proverbs." She was proud to see "Osler 1st" so many times in the paper [refers to an athletic competition].


Date: 
May 30, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler apologizes for not having written Osler in a while, and explains that there has been much work to do around the house. She gives news of the family, and is pleased to hear of Osler's interest in joining the Church. She gives Osler advice regarding the Church and religion in general.


Date: 
May 30, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler apologizes for not having written Osler in a while, and explains that there has been much work to do around the house. She gives news of the family, and is pleased to hear of Osler's interest in joining the Church. She gives Osler advice regarding the Church and religion in general.


Date: 
June 22, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler has had little time to write to her son, as Ellen Mary is still ill and their "Domestic" is not the best. She worries about Frank, wandering on the ocean. Osler's father will write to Johnson about Osler's future at Weston. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
September 29, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Nellie would like to arrange for Osler to meet their English cousins, Jennette and Marian. She comments on Osler's relationship with Mary. Osler will stay on at Weston.


Date: 
September 29, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Copy of original version of CUS417/61.27.


Date: 
October 1, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler reports that their English cousins have arrived in Canada and are pleased with their Canadian cousins. She delivers news of Osler's siblings. She advises her son to have one of his schoolmates assist him with his Prefect duties.


Date: 
October 18, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Nellie is sorry to hear that Osler lost his cricket match. She relates news of family and friends and comments on Edward Osler's [their brother] marriage. The English cousins are anxious to see Osler.


Date: 
October 18, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Copy of original version of CUS417/61.28.


Date: 
October 29, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Marian, Jennette, Mary Ellen and Charlotte plan to visit Osler at Weston during his day of Games.


Date: 
November 14, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler writes of the death of Mr. Johnson's son-in-law. Their English cousins, Jennette and Marian, enjoyed their visit with Osler in Weston.


Date: 
November 27, 1866
From: 
Milburn, Edward F.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Milburn has just heard from Johnson that Osler is very ill. He intended to invite Osler for Christmas, but understands that Jimmie beat him to it. He hopes that Osler will take a scholarship when he comes up [to Trinity College?].


Date: 
November 27, 1866
From: 
Milburn, Edward F.
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Typescript copy of CUS417/61.2.


Date: 
November 30, 1866
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler plans a trip to Toronto and hopes to get to Weston to see Osler. She is sorry to hear of his shin injury, but knows he is in good hands with Mrs. Johnson to nurse him.


Date: 
1859-67
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Descriptions of specimens from W.A. Johnson's note book.


Date: 
1858-1873
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Photocopy of W.A. Johnson's note book, pp. 8-33, 36-37, 40-51, 54-97, 200-201, 204-241. Additional notes by Julia Shepley. Includes original envelope with return address Peter Bent Brigham Hospital.


Date: 
1860-1873
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Extracts from W.A. Johnson's Field Notebook." Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
1845-1895
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Notes on Sir William Osler and Medico-Chirurgical Society of Montreal."


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.

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