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W8748 TO REV. CALVIN MCQUESTEN from William Murray
Dec 11 1914
To: Rev. Calvin McQuesten
From: 'Athol Bank' Hamilton

Dear Calvin McQuesten,

I'm sorry I was out this afternoon when you so kindly called with such good news from Buckingham.

I hope to see you ere you leave for your new and lofty field, to give you my bardic blessing. Meantime:-

The Bishop of Buckingham! Who can deny
The title sounds happy, majestic, and high?
And with a McLaren, with millions on hand.
A stipend to match it you aye can Command.

Yours sincerely

Now & yearly.

William Murray1

PS . Mrs. Fletcher was loud in praise of your last Sunday's Sermon in MacNab's . Sad was I to miss it.


1 William Murray was a well known Hamilton poet as well as a friend of the McQuestens. See W5990 and Jeff Seffinga's lecture, "The Bard of Athol," Box 14-095.

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