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Jun 16 1869
To: Isaac McQuesten
From: Toronto Ontario

My Dear Isaac

Received your welcome letter but have been unable to write before this in order to make the inquiries referred to in you letter. [?] gave notice for you and for it the fur which as you are aware is $1.00-american [?] token after! If you write him care of R. [holiame?] Esq Horristis is [??] get your notes awright [sic].

I thought you would find Hamilton ever after Toronto and its many queries to say nothing of its very official attractions. Of course old fellow. I'll not mention anything about that little bill-ing and cunning business of yours. Don't you think you can trust me? You know you can, we've had a great many little such things in confidence before and why should not again and at the same time keep them quietly to ourselves? How the fair party on the street the other afternoon with [?] she looked as bright and happy as loving [?].

[??] kind is dull in the city at friend and can of course partake of the quarrel [?]. However I think lawyering to work with tolerably well. I've got the notorious whiskey season and his buisness is very large and shares worth over $1,100 last year. It pays well, and I feel that the practice in the summation of [??] in, which his class of cases will afford me, will do me a great deal of good.

Toronto is very rich altho' this there has been a good deal of amusement of one kind or another. I am obliged for your kind invitation, and if I ought money for a train: will run of [sic]to see you. I trust you'd be able to come down on your friend's [??] if you can, have you to take "pot luck" with me. Kind regards of our people and taken with best wishes for your success in you profession [???].
Sincerly, Yours truly,

J. King

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