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CUS417/125.8


Fonds Number: 
P417
Abstract: 

Osler thanks Mabel Brewster for the Robin Hood volumes. Memories of his mother repeating many stories of the very ones in this edition. It moves him and he cried as he thought how Revere would have loved them. Mentions Revere's interest in ballad literature. While he was looking at the book, Grace uttered a cry of grief as she learned of the death of young Ely of Rochester, New York. Details on their relation to Ely. Kissel, one of the latter friends, is knocked out by the news. The Oslers sympathize with these young boys far away from their home. Asks her to let him know of any in whom she is interested. P.S. Grace reports him that at the big service at the Cathedral, the Bishop read as a part of his sermon Lincoln's Gettysburg speech. Comments on how Lincoln is inspiring them.

Original: 
Yes
Date: 
January 8, 1918
From: 
Osler, William
Address: 
From the Regius Professor of Medicine
To: 
Brewster, Mabel
City: 
Oxford
State: 
Oxfordshire
Country: 
England

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