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CUS417/126.41


Fonds Number: 
P417
Abstract: 

Osler just received Mabel Brewster's letter of June 3rd, which had been censored. Mentions a tragic ending for E.S. Martin. Asks which regiment his son is in, as they are trying to keep in touch with their friends' sons. Grace and Susan Chapin have lists of them. Such thrilling days. Details on his visit to the American Hospital in the South of England. States that USA will settle the war and hopefully dictate the terms to Germany. The presence of American troops has roused enthusiasm. Susan Chapin has just gone to Paris with Mrs. Whitelaw Reid to the Red Cross work and to get it coordinated with the London branch. Word about their constant stream of visitors. They get on very well with the rations, and Grace manages wonderfully. Mentions the wedding of Phoebe Wright with Reginald Fitz. Details about it. They are on the Dorset coast with a niece from Toronto and her daughters, the Wrights, the Hartys with two children, the Ogilvies with two children, and a Boston Gardner girl, war widow with a child. Wishes he was in Avalon with her children. Hates to think of missing them at this fascinating age. He has no chance of coming in America. Mentions that he was asked the other day (Flexner's letter). Civilities. P.S. It will be one year since Revere's death. It has been a bitter experience and has hit him hard. Details about his sorrow.

Original: 
Yes
Date: 
August 16, 1918
From: 
Osler, William
Address: 
The Royal Lion Hotel
To: 
Brewster, Mabel
City: 
Lyme Regis
State: 
Dorset
Country: 
England

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