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[Postmark:] Toronto, Feb. 20, 12 M [??]

[Written in top corner of postcard:]
[??] Pressey [??] for [your letter??] will write tonight. Alanson

W2678 TO ISAAC BALDWIN MCQUESTEN from William Alanson
Jan 1 1900

[The??] Models were sent to me at Detroit from Chicago. I left them there with a Mr. Pressey who thought he could sell the Coupler--have written to him to send them on to N.Y.1

1 The McQuesten brothers had some difficulty acquiring the train car coupler models from Dunn, see W1728. Isaac mentions this letter to his brother, see W2680. For Mr. Pressey's reply, see W2681.

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The development of this website was directed by Mary Anderson, Ph.D. and Janelle Baldwin, M.A.
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