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Letters sent to Osler, Edward Revere


Date: 
May 11, 1832
From: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
To: 
Osler, Edward Revere
Abstract: 

Featherstone Osler appeals to a friend [or his father?] for advice. Some years earlier he fell enamoured with a girl named Caroline, who refused him. Then, after a year at Falmouth, he found that all the women were already engaged. On his recent return to Swansea, he discovered that Caroline is now interested in marriage, but he is presently engaged to someone else. He will do as his father advises him.


Date: 
May 1832
From: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
To: 
Osler, Edward Revere
Abstract: 

Featherstone Osler writes of Admiral Dundas. Featherstone had been very agitated by a recent incident at Swansea [involving an old love, Caroline]. He urges his father to travel to Falmouth. He reports on his sister's improved health.


Date: 
December 28, 1916
From: 
Osler, William
To: 
Osler, Edward Revere
Abstract: 

Letter to Revere on his 21st birthday. Osler is very proud of his son and delighted by the closeness of their relationship. That Revere has developed a fondness for literature and old books in recent years, has given Osler additional pleasure. Osler informs Revere that he and Grace have put aside money for his education and for his future.


Date: 
September 16, 1931
From: 
Osler, Featherstone Lake
To: 
Osler, Edward Revere
Abstract: 

Featherstone and his fellow sailors have received orders to sail to the Cape of Good Hope and then on to the Isle of France. He hopes his ship will continue on to India. He comments on the political situation in Brazil and on the cruelty of slavery.