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The William Osler Papers

Title:
Letter from William Osler to H. S. Birkett pdf (146,496 Bytes) transcript of pdf
Letter from William Osler to H. S. Birkett
Description:
Item is handwritten.
Number of Image Pages:
2 (146,496 Bytes)
Date:
1917-09-01 (September 1, 1917)
Creator:
Osler, William
Recipient:
[Birkett, H. S.]
Source:
Original Repository: Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University. Osler Library Archive Collections, P100: Sir William Osler Collection
Rights:
This item is in the public domain. It may be used without permission.
Exhibit Category:
Sir William: Regius Professor at Oxford, 1905-1919
Unique Identifier:
GFBBGG
Document Type:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
application/pdf
image/tif
Physical Condition:
Good
Transcript:
1.ix.17
Dear Birkett,
Our dear Laddie has been taken! We felt all along that it was to be our fate. I felt certain that escape was impossible. I have had so much & no knocks to speak of! We have to thank you for your kind care of him. War was not his job. I dare say
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he is glad to be out of the Hell & at peace. He only went into it for our sake. The whole business was loathesome [sic] to him. He had been much happier of late & had learned to take a great interest in his men, who had won his esteem.
I hope you are better. Do come to us when you are in England. Greetings to all.
Yours sincerely
Wm Osler
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