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W7686 TO [REV.] CALVIN MCQUESTEN from A. Finley
Dec 6 1907
To: Calvin McQuesten Toronto, Ontario
From: Glenhurst, Saskatchewan

Mr. McQuesten, Dear Sir, I received your letter a short time ago1 also the $25 we have had quite a time about mail on account of the river but hope there wont be any difficulty now I have everything here to build your house with I haven't been able to get the sod ploughed for your stable for it has been frosted up since before I received your letter hoping it would thaw out but if I cant get it built before you get here we will place some poles up against the house and cover them with straw or hay to do until I can get it built hoping this will be satisfactory we are having nice weather but frosty. I will close wishing you a merry Xmas & a Happy New Year. I remain your Friend,

A. Finley


1 This letter was written without punctuation.




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