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W-MCP5-6.238 TO DR. CALVIN MCQUESTEN from his cousin John Fisher
Sep 11 1837
To: Dr. Calvin McQuesten, Brockport, Monroe County, New York, U.S.A.
From: Hamilton, [Upper Canada]

[THIS LETTER IS NOTED AS MISSING ON THE MICROFILM]

[The Microfilm Index reads:]

"John Fisher1 to Cal. [Dr. Calvin McQuesten] Sept. 11 [1837] Harris could not make good iron Munroe has failed only furnace in Hamilton--if they can't deliver, another furnace will be built by someone else an offer of $4000 for the furnace and business."


1 John Knox Fisher was Dr. Calvin McQuesten's first cousin and business partner. He had some difficulty working with another of the foundry's co-founders, Mr. [Joseph] Janes, and was often concerned about the man's methods of conducting business. In 1838, Janes ran off, leaving behind his wife and thousands of dollars of debt. See W-MCP4-6.237. For more on Fisher, see W-MCP5-6.240.




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