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W3319 TO REV THOMAS BAKER from his granddaughter Mary Baker.
Aug 6 1879
To: Rev. Thomas Baker.
From: Mary Maude Baker

August 6th, 1879

My Dear Grandpa,

With much pleasure I write to inform you I have just arrived [?] from a delightful visit to dear aunts, she is very infirm, but you will be pleasant to hear she was bale to go out with us, but not with out feeling very tired, she said, she want to rest all this week. And [??] [??] kind visit.

Mr Hudson who is well experienced with London we went to Madame Tussants diction, which was most beneful, an also sent to will well, to St Paul's enlisted learning received as did I never suspect make splendid singing, Grandpa says how should in Canada, and to as many thin place as time would permit, but owing to Grandma being so helpless and Grandpa having to help house my visit was rather short, but I could not have enjoyed myself better standing and make me a present of a pretty pair of earrings and brooch, which was the last gift, her poor father gave her.

Mrs. Gorden called to see us, she wish to be kindly remembered to all. Grandma and Grandpa send their kind regards. Kindest love from myself, hoping you are all well.

I remain Dear Grandpa your best friend
Mary M. [Maude] Baker

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