Letter to William Osler from Henry Mills Hurd, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Although Hurd is upset by the news of Osler leaving Baltimore, he understands that Osler has been pushing himself too hard and needed to slow down. Hurd himself has thought of resigning. He explains that the Johns Hopkins Tuberculosis Dispensary is short on money and wonders if he should ask Mr. Phipps to make a donation. He believes that the success of the Hospital and of the Medical School has been largely Osler's achievement.
Letter to William Osler from William Morton, The Brickell Apartments, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.. Sorry to hear of illness, delighted with THE FIRST PRINTED DOCUMENTS RELATING TO MODERN SURGICAL ANAESTHESIA. Is pleased with Osler's support of his father's role.
Letter to William Osler from Raymond Crawfurd, Tray's Hill, Hornsey Lane, London, N.6, England. Sorry to hear of illness News from the History of Medicine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. The History Section is not too active. Wishes he could get Singer established in a suitable Professorship.
Letter to William Osler from R.W. Chapman, The Clarenden Press, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. Cushing's notes re. Christ Church, R.W. Chapman, appointment of Osler to replace William Sanday as delegate to Oxford University Press. P.S. found on 130.91 about Osler asking Grace Revere Osler to make lists of all who should be informed of his impending death.
Letter to William Osler from Hugh Wamsey(?) Bayly, 13, Norham Gardens, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. Osler has been named president of the Society for the Prevention of Venereal Disease. Notes by Cushing that Osler refuses to sit up.
Letter to William Osler from R.W. Chapman, The Clarenden Press, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. The Delegates appointed Osler a Perpetual Delegate to replace Dr. Sanday who resigned. Attached is the obituary of Dr. Sanday
Letter to William Osler from Darcy W. Thompson, 44 South St., St. Andrews, Scotland. Thanks for sending his address on the "Old Humanities" etc. and for kind words about an Aristotelian lecture. Has trouble understanding Oxford men, enjoyed jibes at Oliver Lodge and Conan Doyle. Was unable to complete work for Oslers Birthday Book.
Letter to William Osler from D.W. Evans, The King Edward VII Welsh National Memorial Association, Westgate St., Cardiff, Wales. Encloses an extract from Minutes of Medical Committee of the Assoc. in which Osler is appointed to a Committee on research work. On Oct. 23, Lady Osler replied that Osler was ill and unable to see letters or attend meetings at present.
Letter to William Osler from J.W. Wallace, Anderton, nr. Chorley, Lancashire, England. Six page letter on the subject of Walt Whitman, in response to Osler's query about Dr. Bucke's Whitman material. Discusses his influence on British politicians, and the labouring classes. Mentions Dr. Johnston, Keir Hardie, Bruce Glasier, Ramsay MacDonald , Ben Spoor.