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    William Osler Autograph Letter Signed. One page of a bifolium, 4.5" x 6", [Baltimore], May 7, 1900, on Osler's personal letterhead addressed to [Henry P.] Bowditch regarding Bowditch's recent medical publication and address. Very clean text and paper. The text of the letter reads in full:

    "Just a line to say how much I appreciated your address on Medical Education. I read it all last Eve. It will do much good. I am sorry that I did not hear it. Yours ever [signed] Wm Osler."

    Sir William Osler (1849-1919) was a Canadian physician known as 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. Henry Bowditch was an American physician and dean of the Harvard Medical School from 1883-1893.


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    April, 2015
    9th Thursday
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