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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 April 25, 1902. Mr. Hillborn arranges the delivery of a number of goods to be delivered to him, and offers to sell them a case of maple syrup.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocer located at 143 Colborne Street on the historic South Side of Brantford.
Date of Original
April 25, 1902
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
George Fosters and Sons
Local identifier
985.86.27.023.001
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, April 25, 1902. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.27.023.001.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
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Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
Full Text

April 25, 1902

Mess. Geo Fosters + Sons

Brantford

Sirs

I have nearly sold my allowance of

[fifty dollars] . Will

you require any [goods] and not definitely

arranged but think they will cost $3.65 [illegible]

delivered Brantford. Not 30% this is

basis upon which all sales here been

made -

I am also enclosing orders for delivery

on a/c [illegible].

Fay's chocolate for next month

Cox gelatine for next month

Colon [illegible] for next month

French glue on [illegible]

(Right side: also enclosed)

Are you wanting any [illegible] maple syrup.

I am selling case full of this grand again

this season than get there the first

complaint!

[Enclosing your valued friend]

Jamey (oustery)

J.W. Hillborn

(Left Side: PS. can quote you [coming] pickled herring $3.50 [need is not was].)

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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 April 25, 1902. Mr. Hillborn arranges the delivery of a number of goods to be delivered to him, and offers to sell them a case of maple syrup.