From the old folks at home.
W4295 TO MARY BAKER MCQUESTEN from her father Rev. Baker
Oct 10 1881
To: Mrs. Mary Baker McQuesten [Hespeler, Ontario]
From: [Hamilton, Ontario]
To Their loved daughter, Mrs. Mary Baker McQuesten, wishing her very many, very happy returns of her Birthday, and earnestly praying Lord God to bestow on her, and her's, Lord's helping.
"The Lord help thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee: and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee and give thee peace."
Numbers 6 24.5.6
1 See also W3592, Mary to her parents from Hespeler, Ontario and about her birthday, Oct 10, 1881. Mary is now 32 years of age and has had five children, and is likely just pregnant with her sixth, Thomas, due in June. 30, 1882.