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    William Osler Typed Letter Signed "W Osler." One page, 8.75" x 5.25, Baltimore; October 22, 1900. The letter is addressed to Dr. Windsor and recommends a number of articles and books related to medicine. It reads, in full:

    "Stengel on Pathology, Simon's Clinical Microscopy and Taylor's Syphilis (both the latter published by Lea Bros.), Lea's volume on Physiological Chemistry, the section of Foster's Physiology published separately by MacMillan & Co, of New York, would be good books for you. I did not get any reprints of my typhoid article in the Philadelphia Medical Journal, but a whole series of articles, it among them, will be published at an early date in the Johns Hopkins Hospital Reports, by the Johns Hopkins University Press, through which you can subscribe for the typhoid fasciculus. I send you a few reprints that may be of interest." The letter has been matted and framed along with a black and white portrait of Dr. Osler, measuring 19.75" x 11" overall.

    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.

    Condition: The letter has a number of flattened mail folds, with light toning around the edges. Signature is very good, overall very fine.


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