OSLER, WILLIAM. 1849-1919. Autograph Letter Signed ("Your loving uncle, Willie") to Britton Bath Osler Francis (as "Dear Old Jack"), on leaving Philadelphia for Baltimore,

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OSLER, WILLIAM. 1849-1919.
Autograph Letter Signed ("Your loving uncle, Willie") to Britton Bath Osler Francis (as "Dear Old Jack"), on leaving Philadelphia for Baltimore,

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OSLER, WILLIAM. 1849-1919.
Autograph Letter Signed ("Your loving uncle, Willie") to Britton Bath Osler Francis (as "Dear Old Jack"), on leaving Philadelphia for Baltimore, 2 pp, bifolium, 172 x 114 mm, on "Rittenhouse Club" letterhead, dated "Tuesday," [likely mid-November 1888], with additional signed note from W.W. Francis ("W.W. Francis/ Osler Library/ 1949" to verso of 2nd leaf, noting "For Dr. Myron Prinzmetal,/ 'Jack' was Osler's name for/ my brother Britton Bath Osler/ Francis, called (by everyone/ but W.O.) 'Brick'...," centerfold.
Provenance: Dr. Myron Prinzmetal (1908-1987, renowned cardiologist and collector, autograph inscription quoted above).

AFFECTIONATE FAMILY NOTE WRITTEN BY OSLER IN LATE 1888, signed "Uncle Willie" and describing his move to Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, "the University to which I am going is the best of its kind in America."
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OSLER, WILLIAM. 1849-1919. Autograph Letter Signed ("Your loving uncle, Willie") to Britton Bath Osler Francis (as "Dear Old Jack"), on leaving Philadelphia for Baltimore,
OSLER, WILLIAM. 1849-1919. Autograph Letter Signed ("Your loving uncle, Willie") to Britton Bath Osler Francis (as "Dear Old Jack"), on leaving Philadelphia for Baltimore,
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