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W8778 TO MARY BAKER MCQUESTEN from William Murray
Jan 6 1914
To: Mrs. Mary Baker McQuesten
From: [Written under attached leaf:] 'Athol Bank'

Dear Mrs. McQuesten,

When you write your triumphant Son Calvin, please send him my Congratulations with your own over his brilliant victory in Bracebridge yesterday. I say his victory because he told me when he so kindly called upon Charlie and me at Christmas how vigorously he was working for a temperance triumph. Where he is doing so much general good.

Both your sons are heroes who are worthy of heroic you.

I would have called upon you ere now, but have had a Cold:-

A glad New Year with choicest cheer.
To you and all you docket dear!

[William Murray,1 "The Bard of Athol"]

1 See note on William Murray, "The Bard of Athol" at W5990.

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