W-MCP6-1.465 TO THOMAS B. MCQUESTEN from his friend Dr. Norman V. Leslie.
Dec 12 1916
To: Thomas Baker McQuesten
From: Sandgate Folkestone
Royal Kent Hotel
December 12th 1916
To. T.B. McQuesten,
Barrister & Advocate
In receipt of this you will report to Miss H.B. Irvine good scout. You will then show her this as your authority, and proceed to a certain shop where you will purchase a smoking pipe. The selection &c. of this pipe will depend entirely upon hers and your liking. Having got the pipe you will then proceed to smoke the same, thinking upon me N.V. Leslie who at the same time,
Wishes you A Merry Christmas, and A Happy New Year.
Norman V. Leslie
Traditions must be kept up.
To you in familiar and necessary action.
The disbursement to be met by the above Capt. Leslie and at no expense to government.
1 Following is a list of some of the letters (in our archive) from Dr. Norman Leslie to his friend Thomas Baker McQuesten about his war service in WWI from 1914 to 1918. The letters begin on the ship going over to England and continue through his service there and as surgeon in France in the trenches, which he describes graphically. For the full chronological list see:
W-MCP7-1.099 This letter may be an indication that McQuesten was arranging for a job for Dr. Norman Leslie at Niagara.