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W7729 TO [REV.] CALVIN MCQUESTEN from Tully W. Anderson
Mar 1 1908
To: Calvin McQuesten Toronto, Ontario
From: Glenhurst, Saskatchewan

Dear Mr. McQuestion [sic],

Your letter and bill of loding to hand yesterday and was pleased to hear from you and pleased to hear you were well and ready for your work again. I will look after your belongings when they come to Saskatoon and try my best to have them in your house by the time you get here provided it is ready, I know nothing about it have not seen Mr. Finley for months.1

Yesterday mail brought us news of our Brother's death in the east he died on Feb. 18 @ 10.30 p.m.2 so mother leaves for home on March 3rd so Jemima and I are going into town this week to meet her.

Hoping to see you in the near future, I will draw to a close. I remain,

Yours very truly,

Tully W. Anderson

1 Calvin's house, aka "the shack," had been built by Andrew Finley. See W7709, W7676 and W7686.

2 Tully's brother had been diagnosed with "tuberculosis of the bone" and had been sick for some time. See W7688, W7699, W7710 and W7713.

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