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W-MCP5-6.332 TO DR. CALVIN MCQUESTEN FROM Louisa [Lerned McAllaster?]
Jan 1 1843 [Approximate Date]1
To: Dr. Calvin McQuesten, [Hamilton, Canada West]
From:

THIS LETTER IS LISTED AS MISSING ON THE MICROFILM.

THE INDEX STATES:

"[R]egarding death of wife,21843, suggests he get married again--several prospects. Dunstan is a villain."3


1 Only the year of this letter is known. The date of January 1st has been added for classification purposes.


2 Dr. Calvin McQuesten's first wife, Margarette Barker Lerned, died on July 13, 1841, leaving him with a son, Calvin Brooks (1837-1912). Two other sons died shortly after birth. Dr. Calvin remarried in 1851 to Estimate R.E. Baldwin and had two sons by her: Isaac Baldwin (1847-1888) and David (1849-1854). Estimate died in 1851, and Dr. Calvin married Elizabeth Fuller in 1853. There were no children by the third marriage.


3 The letter may be from Margarette's sister Louisa (Lerned) McAllaster.




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