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W-MCP5-6.293 TO DR. CALVIN MCQUESTEN from Sarah Sawyer
Jan 1 1844
To: Dr. Calvin McQuesten, Hamilton, [Ontario]
From: Nashua, New Hampshire, [U.S.A.]

[THIS LETTER IS NOTED AS MISSING ON THE MICROFILM.]

[THE MICROFILM INDEX READS:]

"Sarah Sawyer to Dr. Cal., [Dr. Calvin McQuesten] Nashua 18441 asking if her son Luther2 could go to Hamilton to work for Calvin and become part of the family."


1 Only the year of this letter is known. This document has been assigned the date of Jan 1st for classification purposes.


2 Luther Sawyer was a nephew of Dr. Calvin McQuesten's and he did come to Hamilton. In 1853, with his brothers, Payson and Samuel, and a cousin William, purchased a portion of the McQuesten and Fisher foundry (McQuesten & Co.) and eventually, when Dr. Calvin and John Fisher retired in 1857, they took over the company. Later in the 19th C it became the Sawyer-Massey Co. (Minnes 4)




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