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Letter to George Foster and Sons from Thomas McCosh
Description
Creators
McCosh, Thomas, Author
George Foster and Sons
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a letter sent from Thomas McCosh, a Paris merchant, to George Foster and Sons dated December 23, 1903. After enclosing an order for John McKellen in his letter, Mr. McCosh also adds of his recent dealings with Mrs. Locke, Mr. Kay, and Mr. Gunn among others. Some had paid their bills, while others still had to pay off their balance. He states that he will go to Blyth, Platteville, Richard and Dumbo and then return to Seaforth.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocer located at 143 Colborne Street on the historic South Side of Brantford.
Date of Original
23 December 1903
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
McCosh, Thomas
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons
Local identifier
985.86.110.018.002
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1329302271964 Longitude: -80.2758442910767
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Copyright Statement
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Recommended Citation
Letter to George Foster and Sons from Thomas McCosh, December 23, 1903. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.110.018.002.
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Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
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Full Text

Paris Station Feb 16th 1903

Messrs. George Foster + Sons

Brantford

Gentlemen,

Herewith enclosed please find

order for John McKellen [Riverton]. Could not

do anything in Kincardine Mrs. Locke paid me

amount of her last bill. Mr. Kay has a [chance] for us

past [day] he intended to pay me but got so busy

he had not time to look it up. You can draw on him

at night for amt or he will pay me next [time]

I have not done anything here. A.G. [illegible] paid

me amt of his [Dear], or statement. B.B. Gunn

sold Manner Bros about $800.00 worth of dried apples

and has to take it out in [Grover]. He got 5c for

them. Until he has them [headed] out he will not

buy [any] of them. I will go down to Blyth in

the morning and then out to Platteville, [illegible]

Richard + Drumbo and here tomorrow night.

I Remain

Yours Truly

Tho. McCosh

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Letter to George Foster and Sons from Thomas McCosh


This item is a letter sent from Thomas McCosh, a Paris merchant, to George Foster and Sons dated December 23, 1903. After enclosing an order for John McKellen in his letter, Mr. McCosh also adds of his recent dealings with Mrs. Locke, Mr. Kay, and Mr. Gunn among others. Some had paid their bills, while others still had to pay off their balance. He states that he will go to Blyth, Platteville, Richard and Dumbo and then return to Seaforth.