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Letters sent to Lafleur, Henri Amédée


Date: 
June 16, 1902
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler writes of a case of Syphilis of the stomach. Osler plans to travel to Montreal in June and vacation with his family in Murray Bay over the summer.


Date: 
March 8, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler asks Lafleur to be his House Physician and Assistant at the Johns Hopkins.


Date: 
March 12, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler gives Lafleur details of the position he has nominated him for at the Johns Hopkins. He warns Lafleur not to make news of this job offer public until the Hospital Authorities make the decision final.


Date: 
March 17, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Lafleur's appointment to the Johns Hopkins is nearly settled. Osler would like Lafleur to go to Baltimore to meet with the president of the University, D.C. Gilman.


Date: 
April 8, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler tells Lafleur to consult the British Medical Journal of March 30 for information by Hart on Robin.


Date: 
April 13, 1889
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler urges Lafleur to look for Robin's work on Typhoid fever and writes of business matters.


Date: 
May 17, 1890
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

"W.O. to one of his house physicians," from New York Medical Journal, 1890, lii, 81-82. Osler writes of the medical faculty at Freiburg which he visited with Ramsay Wright. He comments favourably on their teaching methods and on their hospital care. He makes special mention of Drs. Ziegler and Weismann.


Date: 
January 2, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler's text book has been finished and is expected to be out soon. He reports on the poor health of Dr. Reese. He wishes Lafleur would return to Baltimore.


Date: 
January 10, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler would like to leave for Italy soon so that he may attend the meeting of the Pediatric Society at the end of May. He does not want to be abroad for too long as his father's health is very poor.


Date: 
April 25, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler informs Lafleur that his text book has been sent out, of his travel plans, and that he is to marry Miss Gross.


Date: 
May 24, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler writes of his travel plans to England. He believes Lafleur will like Grace very much.


Date: 
September 22, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Civilities and business affairs. The Oslers are to move to Franklin Street.


Date: 
November 11, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Mr. and Mrs. William Osler are settling in at Baltimore. Osler offers Lafleur help to secure positions at either the Royal Victoria or Montreal General Hospital. Osler is working on two monographs, one on Tuberculosis, and the other on Chorea.


Date: 
December 13, 1892
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler congratulates Lafleur on his appointment to the Montreal General Hospital but offers to help Lafleur secure a position at the Royal Victoria Hospital.


Date: 
January 12, 1893
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler denies reports that he will leave Baltimore for Montreal, but assures Lafleur that he would like to return to Toronto or Montreal upon retirement. He writes of progress made on the Johns Hopkins Medical School. He Hopes to secure Mall and Shepherd as professors. He writes of his own work and the cases he has been following up on.


Date: 
February 18, 1893
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler explains that although the birth of his son went smoothly, the newborn died in hospital within a week. He reports on developments in the planning for the Medical School at the Johns Hopkins. He is almost certain they have secured Mall to teach Anatomy. He and Mrs. Osler will go to Toronto for Easter.


Date: 
March 28, 1893
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Civilities and travel plans.


Date: 
April 19, 1893
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler urges Lafleur to write to Donald Smith and Davidson to appeal for a certain hospital position. He writes of the Johns Hopkins Medical School.


Date: 
May 17, 1893
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Lafleur was not offered the job at the Royal Victoria Hospital as both he and Osler had hoped. Osler urges Lafleur to come to Baltimore as an Associate in Medicine and chief of the Dispensary. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
June 20, 1893
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler recommends that Lafleur read some of his works. He writes of his recent visit to Boston where he saw Miss McDowell and Walcott.


Date: 
February 10, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler is sending along various publications he has worked on, including a Typhoid-Fever Report. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
May 17, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler has postponed his trip to Europe. He expresses regret that Lafleur did not receive the position he had hoped for at the Royal Victoria Hospital.


Date: 
October 18, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler informs Lafleur that he cannot write another address this year, for it would finish him. He reports on progress at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He mentions Thayer, Smith, Hewetson, and Councilman's engagement to a Miss Coolidge. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
October 28, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Civilities. Osler mentions Robert Craik. Osler invites Lafleur to Baltimore for the meeting of the Physiological Society. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
November 24, 1894
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler is very busy with work for Wilson & Decrum that he does not enjoy doing. He mentions Miss Humpton, Dr. Campbell, Thayer and Hewetson. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
December 10, 1894(?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler looks forward to Lafleur's visit for which he has organized a dinner for the members of the Physiological Society. Mitchell and Bowditch will be in attendance. Osler asks after Adami and Shepherd. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
January 17, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler writes of the rumor circulating in the press that he had been appointed to the Presidency of McGill University. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
March 13, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler informs Lafleur that there are no more vacant positions at the Johns Hopkins as they have just received many new men. He congratulates Lafleur on his most recent publication.


Date: 
May 21, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler reports on his recent work with pupura and purpuric affections. He is still working on proofs for "The Principles and Practice of Medicine" and asks Lafleur for corrections. He has sent Lafleur his monograph on Chorea. Incl. ms. notes.


Date: 
September 28, 1895
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Lafleur, Henri Amédée
Abstract: 

Osler was sorry to hear of Williams's death. He has returned to his work on Typhoid and Malaria. Grace is pregnant and Osler hopes they will have better luck this time. William Francis is in Baltimore.

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