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W-MCP6-1.401 TO THOMAS B. MCQUESTEN from his mother Mary Baker McQuesten
Sep 22 1910 Thursday, [Late Summer, date estimated
To: Whitehern. Hamilton, Ontario
From: Gravenhurst, Ontario

Dearest Tom, [Note at top] What about the coal? Is it arranged?

As Hilda will have little time, will you please get from Mack prescriptions Nos. 46973 and 46972. Charge them to me.

We are getting along nicely. R. [Ruby] has been keeping wonderfully well tho' fever went up a little yesterday afternoon, down again at night.1

Mrs. Needham called yesterday. Hope H. is getting on well, we miss her very much, tho' Mary does well.

With much love to you both, [Likely Tom and Hilda]

Your loving mother,

Mary B. McQuesten

[P.S.] Remind H. to get baking powder at Parke's

1 For more information on Ruby's illness, Consumption (tuberculosis), see W6135, and for Ruby’s biographical sketch, click on "Family" on the Home Page, and then on her picture.

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