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W3214 TO REV. THOMAS BAKER from Anna Best
May 25 1878
To: Rev. Thomas Baker, 3 Bold Street, Hamilton, Ontario
From: Box 88, Paris, Ontario

Mr. Baker,

Dear Sir,

Your information was not quite correct in saying our house is small. The Rooms are large & there are nine of them comfortably furnished our family consists of three & the servant who is a christian [sic] girl of ninteen from a respectable family & well Educated & at present is sleeping in a large Bed Room which Harriet [sic] said she would be very pleased to share with her rather then [sic] sleep alone [.]1

Since I last wrote to you I have spoken to Mrs. Allworth Wife of the Rev. W. H. Allworth [.] She thinks its [sic] very important that Harriet should leave her present home.

If Harriet should still decline to leave her step mother I shall feel it my painfull [sic] duty to part with her as an apprentice [.]

Hoping she will take your advise [sic] & go were [sic] you may wish her.

I remain yours


Anna M Best

1 Spelling errors have been preserved during transcription. Any changes to punctuation are indicated by [ ].

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