W7463 TO [REV.] CALVIN MCQUESTEN from Phyllis E. Fletcher
Mar 22 1904
To: Calvin McQuesten Macleod, Alberta
From: 'The Manse'
My dear Calvin,
This is to make a little request which I hope you will have the time and the inclination to comply with.
You may have heard that we have organized a Home Mission Society in the congregation and I am very anxious to make the meetings as interesting as possible, especially as a number of our young men have united themselves with it. Now I wondered if you would be able to write a short letter for us, giving a description of your field. I know with all you have to do, that I am asking a good deal, but it adds so much to the pleasure of a meeting, if you know something of the one who writes. Our next meeting will be on the first Wednesday evening of April. The session has allowed us to take that night, which, of course always was Missionary Night. Robert Ferrie is to take charge of the meeting.
We are all very well -- only Dr. Fletcher and I at home. Anne is in Chicago visiting my sister and her family, & Hugh of course is in Toronto.
Colin popped in quite unexpectedly this evening on his way to Toronto to help in the examinations of Knox College. He looks exceedingly well. Mr.& Mrs. Irving of Toronto were also here today on their way to Detroit.
Mr. Irving & Katie have been boarding in Toronto since the New Year. Kate is attending lectures in the University and greatly enjoying it. Willie and Charlie are well after a siege of grippe. Willie was in today. What would we do without the brothers. Dr. Fletcher was in Toronto for two days over the Wilkie case last week 1
Your sincere friend
Phyllis E. Fletcher
1 Rev. Dr. John Wilkie was involved in the gender conflict among the missionaries in India which also involved the finances collected by the WFMS. For more details on Wilkie, see W4651.