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W7684 TO [REV.] CALVIN MCQUESTEN from Sadie May McNeil
Nov 13 1907
To: Calvin McQuesten Toronto, Ontario
From: Stand Off, Alberta

Dear Mr. McQuesten,

My father received your most welcome letter a few days ago and was pleased to hear from you. We are all well at Stand Off and hope that this will find you the same. We are going to Waterton school now and like it very much. Our teacher's name is Miss McFadden, she came from the east. Phil went home last June and married an Irish girl, her name was Miss Agnes Shine. They are living about four miles from Macleod and they come up on Sundays to see us. We still have old Tom Thumb, and he is just as lazy as ever. Kitty Butcher is staying in town now, she is learning dress-making and she likes it fine. Mr. Tait is down every two weeks for service and on the Sundays between we sometimes go to Waterton, but as you know there are very few people who go. My aunt and uncle who were at the Meadows have left there. They are up in the hills just now visiting my aunt and uncle (Mr. and Mrs. Rea), but I do not know where they will go when they come back. I am sure we will miss them very much as my aunt who is staying with us will be going away next spring too. I suppose you have already heard that Mr. and Mrs. brown have left Shannon Grove. They are now living at Banff. Mr. Allison has not been down to visit us for ever so long, but I expect he will be along one of these days, as he is always writing and saying he will be down. You must excuse this short letter as it is getting late and we have to be up early so as to be to school in time. Hoping to hear from you soon, I remain, your sincere friend.

Sadie May McNeil

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