W-MCP2-4.018 TO THOMAS B. MCQUESTEN from his sister, Ruby
Apr 11 1904 Postmark
To: Thomas B. McQuesten 41 Isabella St. Toronto, Ontario
From: Ottawa Ladies' College
My dear old Tom,
You don't know how often I've thought of you working away there but time has slipped by and there is not much news to tell.
Our Easter holidays just from Friday till Tuesday are over now some time ago. We had a pleasant little lazy time and all this week has been half play. But Alas it is over now & this coming week is the last of the third term & reports.
I've succeeded in doing a couple of little water colors this week--one is a copy of one of Turner's and the prettiest little thing I've seen for a long time. Perhaps if a certain little boy is good he may get it. Now don't stick your finger in your mouth as you do for Edna but just be a good boy dear and we'll see.
To-day we had a thunder storm that kept up from one o'clock to seven, most persistently and Ottawa streets are beautifully wet--Dame Nature has certainly started spring house-cleaning with a good mopping.
And so you entertained the good Dr. Fletcher and he was much pleased with the orderliness of the table & the good dinner, the very good dinner. And I hope Thomas was a good lad.1
Well Sonny dear, I'll have to be off to bed. Take care of yourself and don't work too hard.
With lots of love.
1 Dr. Fletcher is the minister at the MacNab St. Presbyterian Church in Hamilton, see W4479.