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W6369 TO REV. CALVIN MCQUESTEN from his sister Ruby
Mar 17 1909
To: Rev. Calvin McQuesten Knox College, Toronto, Ontario
From: 316-15th Ave. West., Calgary Alberta

Dear Cal,

Your letter has just come.1 I find from enquiry from people and station agent that the noon train from here is made up here & so likely to be on time and due in Winnipeg at 5:30 p.m.

So I'm going to leave on Thurs. noon and reach Winnipeg Friday afternoon or evening & have a night's rent either at Y[WCA] or the Imperial--I fancy it will be the Y. But anyways I'll be meeting you [next?] day--down at the station on Sat. noon and there you can decide what you like.

In case I don't meet you, you can phone to either of those places & in case I'm not there I'll have missed the train & will be arriving Sat. at 5:30 p.m. But no missing of trains for me so you'll probably see my round face beaming on you when you stick yours inside the station.2

With much love,


1 Calvin will likely be on his way out west to his preaching post at Glenhurst, Saskatchewan. See W6402 dated April 24, 1909 addressed to Calvin at Glenhurst.

2 For more information on Ruby and her treatment for Consumption (Tuberculosis), see W6135, and see her biographical sketch by clicking on "Family" on the Home Page and then clicking on her picture.

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