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W0288 TO CALVIN MCQUESTEN From E. Ladd, on the subject of the foundry.
Sep 2 1855
To: Mr. Finch Hamilton Ontario
From: E. Ladd Springfield Mass.

Springfield, [Mass.]
Sept 2, 1855

Dr. Sir,

[??] recommendation as much that I shall not be able to return to Hamilton at present and I thought I would drop you a line to acquaint you of the fact and also My Bill. Should it however vary a trifle from yours, you will please correct it, and save the expense by having the Business come by Lakeport NY. Fact is I took no wages when I left and I took cold which upset Mr. B. Hand.

6 days at 16.53 per day = $99.18
2 days at 17.00 per day = 35.00
[Total] 102.60
Pd by cash = 35.00
Balance owing = 67.60

[Address on Cover]
Mr Finch,
Foreman at Fisher & McQuesten Foundry
Hamilton- Canada West

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