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Walker, Scott & Lees
W.F. Walker, M.A. L.L.B. . . . . John F. Scott
William Lees, . . Thomas Hobson

Hamilton, Ontario

W1643 TO DR. CALVIN BROOKS MCQUESTEN from the law firm of Walker, Scott & Lees
May 26 1886
To: Dr. Calvin Brooks McQuesten Glen Tower, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.

C.B. McQuesten Esq. M.D.
Dear sir

Re Harvey McQuesten MD

As instructed by your telegram of yesterday's date we executed for you the agreement to settle the difficulties between you & this estates & the private estates. It is all closed now with the exception of the signature of Dr. Findlay one of Harvey's1 assignees Mr. Davidson will at once proceed to declare a dividend of probably 25%.2

Will you have yours sent by draft on New York?

Truly Yours

Walker, Scott & Lees

1 John Harvey was the business partner of Calvin Brooks' brother, Isaac McQuesten. They were partners in a wool and cotton mill in Hespeler Ontario which went bankrupt around 1887. See W2652 for more on the mill and Isaac's business.

2 For more about Dr. Calvin Brooks McQuesten's affairs concerning the various estates, see W1652, W1656, W1658, W1661, W1672 and W1675.

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