Letter to Mrs. Reed from Walter Reed, Columbia Barracks, Quemados, Cuba. Reed writes a letter to his wife minutes before the beginning of the new year. He has been reading "La Roche on Yellow Fever," written in 1853.
Letter to William Osler from Silas Weir Mitchell, 1524, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Mitchell thanks Osler for his address on Locke. He will be in Baltimore and wonders if he may stay the night with the Oslers. Mitchell comments favourably on Flexner and his work in Philadelphia.
Letter to Thomas Stephen Cullen from William Osler, 1, West Franklin Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Osler congratulates Cullen on his Magnum Opus. Osler believes Cullen's study will be a credit to him, to the School, and to the Country.
Letter to William Osler from W.H. Browne. Browne thanks Osler for his address on "Locke as a Physician." Browne believes that Locke may have done more for mankind as a physician than he did as a speculative philosopher.
Letter to Maude E. Abbott from William Osler, 1, West Franklin Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Osler apologizes for having sent her an unsigned letter and thanks her for sending along some photographs.
Letter to Henry Barton Jacobs from Samuel Theobald, Library of the Medical & Chirurgical Faculty, 847 North Eutaw Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Theobald and others are anxious to wipe out the debt of the Medical and Chirurgical faculty before the new year. He asks if Jacobs would be interested in donating some money for this project. Includes manuscript notes.
Letter to William Osler from Ellen Osler, 83, Wellesley Street, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She relates news of family and friends, particularly regarding the poor health of Charles Gwyn, Chattie's husband.