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Letters dated 1888


Date: 
January 10, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Civilities. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 16, 1888
From: 
Mills, Charles H.
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Mills and Dr. Dercum are to take over some lectures for Osler and Musser.


Date: 
January 20, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
January 31, 1888
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

"1502 Walnut Street note-book" Osler contemplates an earlier conversation with Walt Whitman.


Date: 
February 20, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Jacobi, Abraham
Abstract: 

Osler requests a copy of Gaudard's thesis, "Contribution à l'étude de hemiplégie centrale chez les enfants," in order to prepare for a paper on a similar topic.


Date: 
February 20, 1888
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis expresses excitement over Osler and Ogden's upcoming visits to Toronto.


Date: 
March 1, 1888
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Invitation from the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania for a dinner in honour of the 50th anniversary of Prof. Hayes Agnew's graduation from the department. Osler is a member of the event's organizing committee.


Date: 
March 1, 1888
From: 
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Typed copy of previous entry (CUS417/84.11).


Date: 
March 10, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Roberts, F.
Abstract: 

Roberts would like to obtain a subscription to attend the dinner in Dr. Agnew's honour.


Date: 
March 20, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
March 26, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
April 18, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler discusses business matters and his own work on the cerebral palsies of children. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
April 1888
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, vol. 16, 1887-88. He writes of the death of Dr. Ernst Wagner and of his contributions to the field of medicine.


Date: 
May 15, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler urges Ogden to go with him to Washington for the meeting of the Association of American Physicians and of the Neurological Society.


Date: 
May 25, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
May 30, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, Charlotte (Chattie, Mrs. Charles Gwyn)
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
June 15, 1888
From: 
Osborn, Edward
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Osborn offers information on cases of Chorea in East Hampton. Research for Osler's text book, "On Chorea."


Date: 
ca. June 20, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Unidentified
Abstract: 

Osler expresses (to an unidentified cousin) his grief over the death of Marian Francis's son, Grant.


Date: 
June 20, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Jennette
Abstract: 

Osler expresses his sadness over the death of Marian Francis's son, Grant.


Date: 
June 21, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
June 21, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler informs Ogden of the illness and subsequent death of Marian Francis's son, Grant. He discusses his own work on the cerebral palsies of children. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
July 3(?), 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Osler reminds Musser to attend a staff meeting at which an important vote will be taken. Osler favours Kelly.


Date: 
July 5, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
July 1888
From: 
To: 
Abstract: 

Osler's "Notes and Comments" from the Canada Medical & Surgical Journal, vol. 16, 1887-88, p. 447. Osler comments favourably on a volume of essays by Dr. S. Weir Mitchell entitled "Doctor and Patient" on the topic of "nervous women."


Date: 
August 7, 1888
From: 
Osler, Ellen Mary (Nellie)
To: 
Osler, William
Abstract: 

Ellen Osler relates news of the family.


Date: 
August 21, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Musser, John H.
Abstract: 

Osler settles business matters with Musser.


Date: 
Summer 1888
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Francis thanks Ogden for his kind note of sympathy sent upon the death of her son, Grant.


Date: 
September 4, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Osler urges Ogden to attend the Washington meetings [of the Assoc. of American Physicians and the Neurological Society].


Date: 
September 5, 1888
From: 
Francis, Marian
To: 
Ogden, Henry Vining
Abstract: 

Civilities.


Date: 
October 1, 1888
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Shepherd, Francis John
Abstract: 

Civilities. Includes an additional note from Mr. F.J. Shepherd regarding the Washington meeting of the Assoc. of American Physicians.

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