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CUS417/119.32


Fonds Number: 
P417
Abstract: 

Osler mentions Norman's arrival. As he cannot register, he cannot go into the Regular Army. Jones, in charge of the medical department will utilize him at once, and has the permission of Ottawa to send him to the camp at Salisbury, where they have an outbreak of cerebro-spinal fever. Osler spent three days at Bulford. He did not see Jack (McCrae), as he was billeted over in Devizes. Campbell is in good form. Mentions the rain, the mud, and the cases of meningitis. Explanations about the newspaper rumour sending him to the front with the McGill Unit. Mentions that they are having problems with the anti-vaccination people. Regarding the supposed atrocities in Belgium, he has been looking for first-hand evidence, but says that they do not exist in England. Thinks that they have been terribly exaggerated. Details about the American Hospital at Paignton. Mentions his interest in the frostbites. Suggested that the Nova Scotian graduate mentioned by McCrae apply directly to the Red Cross. Glad that volume IV is settled. Civilities.

Original: 
Yes
Date: 
January 22, 1915
From: 
Osler, William
Address: 
13, Norham Gardens
To: 
McCrae, Thomas
City: 
Oxford
State: 
Oxfordshire
Country: 
England

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