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W9864o TO MISS YORSTEN from her employer, T.B. McQuesten.
Aug 7 1943
To: J.E. Yorston, Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario.
From: T.B. McQuesten.

Niagara Parks Commission

Training School for Apprentice Gardeners

Niagara Falls, Ontario

August 7, 1943.


Miss J.E. Yorston1
c/o Hon. T.B. McQuesten,
Minister of Highways,
Queens Park,
Toronto, Ontario


Dear Miss Yorston:-

I met the Hon. T.B. McQuesten yesterday at our School and I asked him if he would be kind enough to give me two of the best pictures of himself (large ones to be used for the School) and he referred me to you.

Will you kindly send the pictures by return mail placing them between heavy cardboards and addressing to K.M. Broman c/o Niagara Parks Commission, Niagara Falls, Ontario.

Yours sincerely,
[Matt Broman]2,3


1 Miss Jessie Yorsten was T.B. McQuesten's secretary for many years.


2 This document was originally numbered 986.1.083 but has been renumbered for cataloguing purposes.


3 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.




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