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Sep 13 1859
To: John Fisher
From: C. McQuesten & Co. Hamilton Ontario

Hamilton 13th Sept 1859
C. McQuesten & John Fisher
To McQuesten & Co.
To furnishings and fitting pipes on Royal Hotel chimneys as follows 1
524 drum iron, @ 22/6 = 5.14.11 pounds
1 bundle Galvanized wire = 1.2.6 pounds
6 1/2 days of Jacob Miller, @ 6/3 = 2.0.1/2 pounds
Cash paid Tar, Hoop Iron, shivets = 2.6.6 pounds
Paid Sawyer & Co. masking wrot [sic] iron hooks = 2.5.6 pounds

[Total] 9.12.6 1/2 pounds
Received payment
McQuesten & Co.

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McQuesten & Co.
Bill Sept 1859
Repairs on "Royal Hotel"

1 Dr. Calvin McQuesten may have owned the Royal Hotel in Hamilton, that may be the reason for these and following documents being in the McQuesten files. Or he may have held the mortgage, or he may have done the repairs through his foundry.

See letters about Dr. Calvin McQuesten and Royal Hotel, lease, repairs, mortgage, dividends and Isaac's debts: W0198, 1858; W0310, 1859; W0262, 1859; W0206, 1859, W0308, 1859; W0309, 1859; 0305, 1859; W0306, W0307, W0308, W0262, W-MCP5-6.350; Box 03-226, Box 03-337; W0337. Box 14-111.

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