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W9862z TO MARY B. MCQUESTEN from Matt Broman.
Apr 22 1942
To: Mary B. McQusten, Whitehern, Hamilton, Ontario.
From: Matt Broman, Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Niagara Parks Commission

Training School for Apprentice Gardeners

Niagara Falls, Ontario
April 23rd, 1948.

Miss Mary B. McQuesten,
Hamilton, Ontario.

Dear Miss McQuesten:-

I am very glad you liked our daffodils and if we had more vine we could grow real good flowers around the School.

With regards to your lillies we we were going to treat your soil with formalin. As I am going through Hamilton on Friday again on April 24th, I will be glad to help you out.

Yours sincerely, [Matt Broman]1,2

1 Matt Broman worked very closely with Thomas B. McQuesten on many of his projects in Hamilton and in Niagara. There is a plaque commemorating Matt Broman's work at the RBG near the Thomas B. McQuesten High Level Bridge. There is also a small lookout park named after him on the brow overlooking King's Forest Park in Hamilton. The series of letters beginning with "986" are all part of the Broman collection.

For more information on T.B. McQuesten see his biography.

2 This document was originally numbered 986.1.050 but has been renumbered for cataloguing purposes.

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