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Letter to George Foster and Sons from Matthews and Rehder
Description
Creators
Matthews & Rehder, Author
George Foster and Sons
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a letter sent from Matthews & Rehder, a general merchandise store located in Paris, to George Foster and Sons dated February 27, 1903. Matthews & Rehder requests deliveries for $100 each for the following Monday and Thursday nights. They also write of their gratitude for George Foster and Sons' patience, and that other matters between them will be sorted very soon, such as the account balances and orders for fruit jars.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocer located at 143 Colborne Street on the historic South Side. Matthews & Rehder is a general merchandise store located in Paris. Rehder owned a general store at the Paris Junction as well as a location downtown Paris and also served as Mayor of the Town of Paris.
Date of Original
27 February 1903
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons ; Matthews + Rehder
Local identifier
985.86.110.014.001
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1331024776434 Longitude: -80.2758657487488
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1941183358937 Longitude: -80.3848749523926
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 Matthews and Rehder, February 27, 1903. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.110.014.001.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address
57 Charlotte St.
Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
Full Text

Paris Feby 27th/03

Mess to George Foster + Sons

Brantford

Gentlemen,

On Monday

kindly make [delivery] at

night for 100 ac and Thurs

days night for 100.00 and

at the we get more if [ch] over

me will [double] our [authority]

to reducing your account

every week.

We are very grateful [to]

[you] for your patience

and will endeavor not to [impose]

on [your] good nature any further.

Re- fruit jars would [rather]

have that [illegible] off regular

a/c and we give you a note [to]

[Reverse]

cover [sauce].

[illegible]

Yours very truely

Matthews + Rehder

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Letter to George Foster and Sons from Matthews and Rehder


This item is a letter sent from Matthews & Rehder, a general merchandise store located in Paris, to George Foster and Sons dated February 27, 1903. Matthews & Rehder requests deliveries for $100 each for the following Monday and Thursday nights. They also write of their gratitude for George Foster and Sons' patience, and that other matters between them will be sorted very soon, such as the account balances and orders for fruit jars.