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W8233 TO THOMAS MCQUESTEN from W. A. Mactaggart
Apr 10 1911
To: Thomas Baker McQuesten Hamilton, Ontario
From: Colbourne, Ontario

Dear Tim [sic]:

I am hear [sic] for a day or so helping Thornton out. Am picking up the Globe. [T]his morning I noticed the announcement of your sister's death.1

Having passed through an experience something similar in the loss of my father recently I am in a position to appreciate your loss.

I do not see you often Tim, but I hear great and promising reports of your work in your profession and, in the name of our old associations in Varsity I felt constrained to write you a line, extending to you and your mother my sincerest sympathy.

Your mother will feel this loss keenly but she is very fortunate in having such a son to take your father's place in such a time as this.

It is just such responsibilities as have fallen upon you Tim that make us men.

I wish you success in your work and God's own comfort in your troubles

Yours sincerely

W. A. Mactaggart

538 St. Clair Ave.,
Toronto, Ontario

1 Ruby died of Tuberculosis on April 9, 1911. See W6135 for more details and links.

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