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Letters sent to MacCaskill, Miss


Date: 
December 5, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
MacCaskill, Miss
Abstract: 

Osler chides her for to not letting them know of her illness, as he is so often in London. Invitation to come to lunch. Offers his help if she is sent to a job she does not like.


Date: 
January 26, 1917
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
MacCaskill, Miss
Abstract: 

Osler is sorry that she is still below par. Colonel Maurice wrote her that he regrets that Miss MacCaskill's health does not seem to be fit to the duties of an active nurse. Asks her if an Anaesthesia job would be better. Penhallow could perhaps take her at the American Hospital in Paignton. Mentions the opposition in England to nurses giving anaesthesia.


Date: 
August 27, 1917
From: 
Osler, Grace Revere
To: 
MacCaskill, Miss
Abstract: 

Lady Osler invites Miss MacCaskill to come to luncheon. Admires her enthusiasm.


Date: 
(September 18, 1917?)
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
MacCaskill, Miss
Abstract: 

Osler is glad that Miss MacCaskill is back and at work. Mentions a brief paper he wrote. He knows nothing of anaesthetics. Civilities.