W-MCP5-6.367 TO ISAAC B. MCQUESTEN from his cousin Mary E. McQuesten
Sep 27 1865
To: Isaac Baldwin McQuesten, Upper Canada College, Toronto, Canada West
From: Plymouth, New Hampshire, [U.S.A.]
[PAGE ONE LIKELY MISSING.]
[The microfilm Index reads:] "grief over Carrie's death."
[Page two:] to hear anything from my Canadian friends. Just think nearly two years since my charming visit there. Two years
of happiness till Carrie's death--my first grief.
I thank you also for that photograph you sent me in June. We cannot yet [?] in the states and I think they are so pretty. Mr. Shell has some likenesses he has taken of Carrie and I will
send you one. Is Dr. Ormiston going to leave for New York? What should your Folks do? When your mother has any photos [?] [?] or
likenesses to her [?] I have one, that will do her justice.
We all send love and hope to see you as soon as you can come again to our home. Do you know I lost one of my chains and gold watch key that you left here?
Write me as soon as [?] amusement, and tell me all about your self, your mistakes and successes.
I am afraid you will not want another letter very soon, unless I change the lines of my writing. Don't skip the sober parts, but read it as I have written it, in love.
Good night, my dear cousin with my most affectionate wishes,
for you in all things.
Lovingly yours in season
Mary E. McQuesten