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[Written on envelope:]Private
Buckingham has been crossed-out, letter has been re-addressed to Caucona, Quebec.

Militia and Defence, Canada
Minister's Office

W-MCP2-3b.031 TO REV. CALVIN MCQUESTEN from Major Daly
Jul 24 1916
To: Rev. Calvin McQuesten St. Andrew's Manse

Dear Sir,

In the absence of Major-General, The Honourable Sir Sam Hughes, I have to acknowledge receipt of your letter of the 17th instant, with reference to your appointment as Chaplain of the 13th Brigade, C.F.A.

In reply, I beg to inform you that it will be necessary to have an application recommending you from the Officer Commanding this Brigade before this appointment could be considered.

Yours faithfully,

[?] Daly


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