Letter to Mabel Brewster from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Happy New Year to the family. Enjoyed his visit to Paris. Detail on his daily routine to work. They avoided the American Colony in Paris to be in seclusion and rest. News of Revere. Mentions that he met a child who is her miniature, Susan Revere Baker. Comments on the charm of children. Asks her to let him know of her plan for the Summer. Hopes to be out in May. Will be in Baltimore for the opening address of the new building, the Hall which will be called after him, and to which Robert Brewster has subscribed. Will leave Paris January 12th. Greetings to her mother, Mrs. Anderson and to Lois Swan and Mrs. Hand. Mentions that Seymour Thomas is doing his portrait for a friend of Osler. It will not be as Medieval as Sargent's.
Letter to Leonard L. Mackall from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Thanks him for the Post in which there is an excellent review. Asks him to have his bookseller to send Linde. He has received the translation. Has been going over the Servetus trial in the Faculty records. Comments on it. Mentions that Tollin reprinted his lectures on Astrology. W.W. Francis wrote him, he is seeing Edition VII of his text-book through the press. The German edition is just out. French, Spanish and Chinese are coming too. Sends him his Counsels and Ideals for New Year. Civilities.
Letter to Francis John Shepherd from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Sad about Arthur Browne's attack. Discussion of his case. Glad that the new buildings are going on so well. Enjoys his visit to Paris. Kind comments on the men and the Faculty. Asks when Cecil is to be married. Mention of the death of Jack Vanneck's wife. He will go to Lyons, Montpellier, the Riviera, Naples, Rome and in the north of Italy. Will probably come in America before returning to Oxford. Civilities.
Letter to John George Adami from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Delighted by the Harrington. Suggests to send a copy to Firth at Oxford and to Sydney Lee. Does not know of his translation of the code. Glad that it was in the Bulletin. Mention of the Gilbert's Magnet bought at the Amherst sale.
Letter to William Pepper from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Sends him a Servetus picture showing him in prison. Willis book on Servetus and Calvin is worth reading. Enjoys his visit in Paris. Asks him what Perry is doing after his hospital term. Hopes to be in America in May. Civilities.
Letter to Henry Barton Jacobs from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Sends the Harvey diploma facsimile. Rolleston has sent Cushing one. Cannot find Vernon nor can Seymour Thomas. Found all sorts of interesting things at the Library but will now concentrate on the hospitals. Raymond has a clinic on hereditary optic atrophy. He went to the Ecole and the Society des hopitaux, where he has been elected as a member. Chauffard is president of the Society. Enjoys their company. Civilities.
Letter to Joseph Hersey Pratt from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Heard from him in Montreal. Sends a picture of Michael Servetus, who has been burned by Calvin in Geneva. He had found an original Avenbrugger. Kind comments on the work and the men in Paris. Complains about the tub and the air in Paris. Civilities.
Letter to Henry Barton Jacobs from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Did not find Vernon's address yet. Mention of a lecture at the Tropical Disease Society at the Pasteur and Laverand, on an account of the treatment of sleeping sickness by the French Commission. Anecdote of a letter from Jacobs confusing Magnin with Pirquet. Mention of a dinner given by the Dean of the Faculty, Landouzy. Chauffard and gave a dinner and Raymond also. Mrs. Osler goes to Oxford to bring back Revere. He has bought a first edition of Avenbrugger and a Gilbert's Magnet which he got at the Amherst sale. Morgan bought the Caxtons. Civilities.
Letter to Frederick Cheever Shattuck from William Osler, 44, Avenue d' Iena, Paris, France. Mrs. Hooper informs him about his operation for his prostata. Asks him to have George Cheyne to send a line. Kind comments about the men in Paris. Details of a dinner given by Raymond. Dieulafoy is great fun at the Hotel Dieu. Anecdote on his lecturing on a patient. Impressed by the volubility of the French people. Mention of a dinner at the Faculty with the Dean. Comments on the Dean. He met Bucquoy, Louis' last interne. Civilities.