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[Written at top] Please send me address of lady at San for the "Sunday at Home"

W7033 TO REV. CALVIN MCQUESTEN, B.A. from his mother, Mary Baker McQuesten
Jul 10 1928
To: Calvin McQuesten Carleton Quebec
From: 'Whitehern' Hamilton

Dearest Calvin,

So glad to hear from your letter yesterday, that you were so thoroughly enjoying yourself; so very glad that at last you have found a really satisfactory place, so beautiful in surroundings and interesting things to see. We have been suffering great heat and glad you are away. Mary is now taking her turn learning to drive. On Sat. Tom drove us all to Grimsby to see Mrs. Whittemore, it was fearfully hot, could not have stood it in a Ford car. Holton was there, quite a stout fellow now. Tom spent Sunday afternoon keeping the hose going. Flowers splendid a great fear for roses. You mention receiving cheque from Toronto, the one I sent was from here, I think for $47. I do not know how you have managed about Globe! As you have arranged for canoe, I suppose you are giving up Chaleus or perhaps you will go for a trip. Tom has just phoned for your address so I expect he is writing you, he is very pleased you have reached the sea, nothing like it he says.

He had to go to Ottawa last week, and for the last week, intense heat but cooler air to-day. Fortunately, cool nights for us, except for Tom's room, door shut and no air. Thank you for folder so full of information-- will keep it and Baker's Hotel is quite attractive. Quite pleased with speed of Blackmore in cutting hedge. Celery beautifully planted. Gage Park man took away all boxes and pots. Purple clematis very fine. Must close to catch post. With much from all.

Your mother

M.B. McQuesten




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