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Letter to William Clarke from Eveline Hills of National Children's Home and Orphanage
Description
Creators
Hills, Eveline, Author
Clarke, William
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a letter sent to William Clarke, a teenage English boy who had been living in Paris, Ontario for two years, from Eveline Hills, representing the National Children’s Home and Orphanage's Immigration Branch in Hamilton.

Her letter mentions that the Home received a letter from Mr. Brooks, offering $15/month for William’s work. Eveline very much encourages William, on behalf of the Home, to continue his study and to be satisfied with this wage for his work.
Date of Original
February 28, 1928
Subject(s)
Local identifier
2019SC001.007
Collection
Shirley Caron Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25011 Longitude: -79.84963
  • 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 William Clarke from Eveline Hills of National Children’s Home and Orphanage. February 28, 1928. Shirley Caron Collection. Item No. 2019SC001.007.
Contact
County of Brant Public Library
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County of Brant Public Library (Paris Branch)
12 William Street
Paris, ON
N3L 1K7 | @brantlibrary
Full Text

The National Children's Home and Orphanage

Established 1869 - (Founded by Dr. Stephenson)

Principle: Rev. W. Hodson Smith

General Secretary: Mr. Charles N. Barns

Immigration Branch:

Governor--- Mr. Frank Hills

Letters should be addressed:

Box 55, Hamilton, Ontario.

Telephone Garf. 333.

The Delta

Main Street East, Hamilton

February 28, 1928

Mr. William Clark

C/o Mr. Gerald Brooks

R.R.3,

Paris, Ont.

Dear William:-

We have just received a letter

from Mr. Brooke offering $15:00 per month and

we think this is a very fair wage and have

accepted same providing you are satisfied.

You know the home and the people

and what is expected of you and I think you

would make a big mistake to make a change. $15:00

per month, is a good rise, $36:00 on the year and

it goes to show you have proved yourself satis-

-factory and we hope you will keep up your good

name and the good name of the Home.

I am

Yours very truly,

Eveline Hills

S/R

Envelope Front:

Hamilton

1 PM

January 11

1928

Ontario.

Mr. William Clarke,

C/o Mr. Gerald Brooks,

R.R.3,

Paris

Ontario

Envelope Back:

[stamp] Paris

Ont

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Letter to William Clarke from Eveline Hills of National Children's Home and Orphanage


This item is a letter sent to William Clarke, a teenage English boy who had been living in Paris, Ontario for two years, from Eveline Hills, representing the National Children’s Home and Orphanage's Immigration Branch in Hamilton.

Her letter mentions that the Home received a letter from Mr. Brooks, offering $15/month for William’s work. Eveline very much encourages William, on behalf of the Home, to continue his study and to be satisfied with this wage for his work.