W-MCP5-6.353 TO MISS ESTIMATE RUTH ESTHER BALDWIN [MCQUESTEN] from her brother-in-law D. [David] Flanders
Apr 15 1844
To: Estimate Ruth Esther Baldwin, Northhampton, New Hampshire, [U.S.A.]
From: [Londonderry, New Hampshire, U.S.A.]
My dear sister,1
We rejoice in your prosperity and feel thankful that you have the strength of mind at a [balance of one page is illegible].
[THE MICROFILM INDEX STATES:]
"Flanders of Londonderry to Est. at Northampton, ND [no date] glad of her success."
1 We have selected the year as 1844 because a letter dated January 31, 1844 invites Estimate to Northampton to become principal of the school there (W-MCP5-6.326). This letter to Northampton congratulates Estimate on her success. Also letter W-MCP5-6.354 dated May 20, 1844 is sent to Estimate in Northampton. On September 11, 1844 Estimate Baldwin and Dr. Calvin McQuesten (widower) were married, and she moved to Hamilton, Canada with him.