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Letter to George Foster and Sons from J. W. Hillborn
Description
Creators
Hillborn, J. W., Author
George Foster and Sons
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a letter sent from J. W. Hillborn, a Paris merchant, to George Foster and Sons on May 30, 1901. Mr. Hillborn writes about several boxes of flavoured soda drinks that he would like to offer to George Foster in exchange for groceries.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocer located at 143 Colborne Street on the historic South Side of Brantford.
Date of Original
May 30, 1901
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons
Local identifier
985.86.020.035.001
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1334 Longitude: -80.26636
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Letter to George Foster and Sons from J. W. Hillborn, May 30, 1901. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.020.035.001.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
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WWW address
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57 Charlotte St.
Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
Full Text

Paris Sta. May 30 1901

Messag. Geo Foster & Sons

Brantford

Dear Sirs

A customer of

ours has six large bottles

of Pure Gold [illegible] in is not

sure but think they are [soda]

bottles and cost 3.50 each.

They contain fine apple

[sauce] vanilla strawberry [brown]

nectarine [and] orange.

We [illegible] them for his soda [wale]

fountain and now finds that

he don't need them all.

[As] you deal in their goods.

would you mind taking them

in exchange for groceries.

We could send them down any day.

Yours truly

J. W. Hillborn

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Letter to George Foster and Sons from J. W. Hillborn


This item is a letter sent from J. W. Hillborn, a Paris merchant, to George Foster and Sons on May 30, 1901. Mr. Hillborn writes about several boxes of flavoured soda drinks that he would like to offer to George Foster in exchange for groceries.