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Letters dated 1867


Date: 
January 11, 1867
From: 
Morgan, J.C. (Jemmy)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Original version of CUS417/63.5. Includes original envelope.


Date: 
January 11, 1867
From: 
Morgan, J.C. (Jemmy)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Jemmy apologizes for offending Osler by mentioning the Navy. He knows that Osler will only enter the Ministry with the best motives in mind. He relates news of friends and of the school [possibly referring to Weston].


Date: 
January 21, 1967
From: 
Morgan, J.C. (Jemmy)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Original version of CUS417/63.6. Includes original envelope.


Date: 
February 13, 1867
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler hopes Featherstone will go to Weston to check up on their son, who is recovering from a bad cold. Osler's sisters, Ellen Mary [Nellie] and Charlotte [Chattie] may go to England. She continues to worry about Osler's brother, Frank. The Oslers are expecting Jemmy [J.C. Morgan] in Dundas. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
February 25, 1867
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler advises her son not to be discouraged that he is behind in his work and not able to compete for prizes, as he was ill. Jemmy [J.C. Morgan], Edmund, and Mr. Dallard have been visiting at the Oslers. She continues to worry about Osler's brother, Frank. She is pleased that Osler has Mrs. Johnson to look after him. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 30, 1867
From: 
Morgan, J.C. (Jemmy)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Original version of CUS417/63.9. Includes original envelope.


Date: 
March 30, 1867
From: 
Morgan, J.C. (Jemmy)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Morgan urges Osler to come down to visit while on holiday from school. He has been angry with Osler over an unspecified matter. One day, he will show Osler his book of poetry and pros. He mentions Ned [Edward F. Milburn], Charlie [Charles Locke], and Frank Checkley.


Date: 
April 2, 1967
From: 
Johnson, Arthur Jukes
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Johnson has sent Osler bone specimens. He has been working very hard studying classics, but is anxious to study medicine. He saw Charlie Locke.


Date: 
April 2, 1967
From: 
Johnson, Arthur Jukes
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Original version of CUS417/63.10.


Date: 
May 25, 1867
From: 
Cushing, Harvey
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Cushing asks Jennette Osler to identify "Mammy Muff, the wicked spider," mentioned in a letter dated May 25, 1867. Jennette replies that the letter referred to her sister, Mrs. Francis.


Date: 
May 25, 1867
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Osler writes of collecting specimens with Johnson and of the splendid cricket matches he has played over the term. Additional notes by Jennette Osler and William Francis.


Date: 
May 25, 1867
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Duplicate of CUS417/62.16.


Date: 
July 31, 1867
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler hopes that her son did not make his injured leg worse by running into town to meet with the girls. She relates news of Edward, B.B., Marion, and Mr. Babington. Osler's father will go to Oakville and will take the ointment promised to Jemmy. Frank is still unemployed and dependent on his parents for money. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
October 18, 1867
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"Chapter III: Trinity College and the Toronto Medical School," typescript draft for Cushing's biography of Osler.


Date: 
December 25, 1867
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's notes: Seven pages of extracts on or about Sir Thomas Browne and his influence on Osler's life, including an extract by Sir J. Hain Friswell.


Date: 
1859-67
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
1867-68
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"From one of his old school-fellows, E. Douglas Armour, of Toronto." Armour describes his first impressions of Osler when they met at the Weston School.


Date: 
1867-1871
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes regarding James Bovell and Trinity College.


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: 
July 1, 1867
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
Malloch, Archibald E.
Abstract: 

Lady Osler writes that the greatest day of Osler's life was fifty years ago when he threw a ball 111 yards and it was reported in the Toronto papers. In Thomas Archibald Malloch's handwriting.


Date: 
1845-1895
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

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


Date: 
1867-1897
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten manuscript notes on Johns Hopkins.


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.


Date: 
1865-1919
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Cushing's handwritten notes concerning Weston, Trinity College School, Rev. W.A. Johnson, and more.