In this letter, Osler follows-up on V. G. Bloede's scheme for starting a tuberculosis sanitarium in Maryland.
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1905-07-20 (July 20, 1905)
[Jacobs, Henry Barton]
Original Repository: Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives. William Osler Collection
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Sir William: Regius Professor at Oxford, 1905-1919
Letter from William Osler to Henry Barton Jacobs (July 15, 1905)
7, Norham Gardens,
July 20th, 1905
It might be well to catch Bloede early. I think his address is the Hotel Cecil, tho. I think from what he said that he was
leaving soon for Germany. He is very much in earnest. It would be a pity to start a second place -- I impressed that point
upon him. The Catonsville lot -- 12-20 acres would be ideal for early cases. If he gave the $25,000
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and you get Garrett's gift as well a splendid start could be made. We have been in Cambridge with the Allbutts. Things
are slackening a bit -- there have been so many 'functions' in hand that we shall be glad for a rest. I go to the
BMA next week at Leicester. So glad to hear that the baths are doing you both good. Thanks for the Rabelaisien Geography which
is full of most interesting matter. Lefranc has fished out all sorts of valuable & unknown