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W9864k TO MATT BROMAN from his associate, T.B. McQuesten
May 26 1943
To: Broman, McQuesten, enclosing, field, cygnet, letter, niagara Matt Broman, Niagara Falls, Ontario.
From: T.B. McQuesten

[ONTARIO CREST - shield and animals]

Office of Minister of Highways

Toronto, May 26, 1943.

K.M. Broman, Esq.,
Niagara Parks Commission,
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Dear Matt:1,2

I am enclosing to you copy of letter I cut out of the Field which might be of interest to you. I thought this might be a way to treat one of your cygnets.

Faithfully yours,
T.B. McQuesten

1 See also W9864l (986.1.080.2) which belongs with this letter.

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.

For other persons mentioned in the letters or for various plants and trees, search by name.

2 This document was originally numbered 986.1.080.1 but has been renumbered for cataloguing purposes.

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