W7738 TO [REV.] CALVIN MCQUESTEN from Geills (McCrae) Kilgour
c/o Mrs. McQuesten,
'Whitehern,' Hamilton, Ontario
[Redirected to:] Glenhurst, Saskatchewan
Apr 1 1908
To: Calvin McQuesten
From: 830 Lorne Avenue, Brandon, Manitoba
My dear Calvin:
It was such a disappointment to me that I did not get your letter in time to go to see you as you passed through Brandon. Being addressed in care of my husband it went to the office instead of being delivered at the house on Monday morning. Mr. Kilgour brought it home at one o'clock. We telephoned to the station but the noon train was gone. So there was no help for it but I should have been as glad to have seen you. If you cannot stay over let me know when you are going east and I shall hope to see you then.
I saw the list of the names and places for the Home Mission Work this year but I cannot remember where you were going so I shall have to send this via Ontario.
I have not heard anything of any of your family for a long time. Mother was in Hamilton and went to Whitehern but found they were in Oakville1--so I shall send this there and hope it will reach you safely.
My small Margaret is growing well and is all over the house now and needing plenty of looking after.
It has been the pleasantest winter here in Manitoba--I never remember a better one in the east--sunny days and very little severe cold.
I hope you are to have a good summer's work.
Very sincerely yours,
1 Mrs. Mary McQuesten had rented 'Whitehern' to the Hamilton Club from April 1907 to January 1908, and took a house in Oakville for her family during that time (see W5800).