In this letter, Osler complains about unscrupulous book dealers.
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1903-07-08 (July 8, 1903)
[Jacobs, Henry Barton]
Original Repository: Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives. William Osler Collection
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Osler, Medical History, and Medical Libraries
July 8th 1903
Surely the dealers are children of Ananias & of the sons of Belial. Col. Bramston writes a very nice letter. He knows
of no such picture, never had one & had he had one never would have parted with the family relic of such value!
We are most comfortable here -- the weather is superb
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and the bathing first class. The roads are excellent and we have already had several delightful "five o'clock tea"
picnics in different parks. The sea and the rocks on the south shore, near us, are very fine, and is on the Isle of Wight.
Dunes run up from the coast. Mrs. Osler is much better. Yesterday she had a bad attack again it seems, as Fowler says, a genuine
bronchial asthma following the whooping cough. Revere is so happy -- he
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has just had the delightful experience of sending his cricket ball through a window pane. I hope you will find weather like
this at Aronville[?].