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    William Osler Autograph Letter Signed "Wm. Osler", one page adhered to cardboard backing, 4.5" x 6.5". The address and date are unreadable. In full: "Dear F - S--, Your article in A-Sch. in the [?] has attracted a great deal of attention, as it deserved. There is a good Ed. note from The Lancet. I hope that very-much-better-than-you deserved wife is well & that there angel-chicks thrive. Love to them all. I will see you at the Congress. Yours ever, Wm. Osler." Sir William Osler (1849-1919) was a Canadian physician who has been called the Father of Modern Medicine. He helped establish the medical residency program and was an important figure in the early history of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. The Lancet, founded in 1823, is one of the oldest peer-reviewed medical journals and is still in publication. This letter, written to a close friend of Osler's and with mention of the Lancet, is gently toned and fine.

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    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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