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CUS417/124.29


Fonds Number: 
P417
Abstract: 

Cushing has wired them this afternoon that Revere was dangerously wounded and this evening the War Office telephoned that he had died at 12. Explains that they have been preparing for the blow. Osler was sure the fates would hit him through Revere. He has escaped all these years without a great sorrow, and has had so much in life, so much more, than he deserved that he has all along felt they could not escape. Describes his relationship with his son. Compassion for Grace. They are going to be brave. Recollects the nursery in Baltimore. Civilities. Mentions that it is a mercy for them that Cushing was with Revere, as they were friends.

Original: 
Yes
Date: 
August 30, 1917
From: 
Osler, William
Address: 
13, Norham Gardens
To: 
Brewster, Mabel
City: 
Oxford
State: 
Oxfordshire
Country: 
England

Note: When requesting this item, please reference item ID CUS417/124.29