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Letter to George Foster and Sons from Matthews and Rehder
Description
Creators
Matthews & Rehder, Correspondent
Rehder
, Author
George Foster and Sons
, Correspondent
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a letter sent from Matthews and Rehder, a general merchandiser based in Paris, to George Foster and Sons dated January 12, 1904. Within the letter some accounting balances are discussed in addition to payments that need to be made between the two companies. Mr. Rehder thanks the later for their patience, and hopes that they have received the most recent payment on their account. By March 1st they write that the prices will change, but Rehder is sure this will not effect upcoming payments.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocer located at 143 Colborne Street on the historic South Side of Brantford.
Date of Original
12 January 1904
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Rehder
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons ; Matthews & Rehder.
Local identifier
985.86.121.005.001
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1328362722027 Longitude: -80.2762305291748
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1936803169495 Longitude: -80.385304105835
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, January 12, 1904. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.121.005.001.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Email
WWW address
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Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
Full Text

[Page 1]

Paris Jan 12th 04

Messrs Geo Foster + Sons

Brantford

Dear Sirs,

We have your favor of

11th with at hand.

Nowhere you say are had [paid]

only [75] on a/c for [months]

Since you [here] early in

November one [paid] you

on a/c $169 and $350 on note

[enough] what with [75] are [paying]

This week makes [amount]

$670.00 we have paid your

[illegible] you left here.

You have been very patient

but in [illegible] of the fact that you

know we [formally], and

paid our whole to have before

[Page 2]

you we are [oepn] and

frank way, we look a

little more [likely] - of asking

your [indulgence].

Sorry that you have been

obliged on [drain] to go after

a little without [glass]

but shall [see] you paid a/c

if you can [exchange] your

paycheque a while longer.

You can not [assert] we

are doing on [illegible] and way

thing is shaping they will

have not [make] any change

in the price will after

March 1st and are in [helpers]

what by when one balance due

you could be very small

[congratulations]. [Will watch] you

[Page 3]

next Monday. M Making

same [illegible] a/c

Will then be able to [arrange]

a little farther with the [illegible].

We receive

Yours truly,

Matthews + Rehder

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Letter to George Foster and Sons from Matthews and Rehder


This item is a letter sent from Matthews and Rehder, a general merchandiser based in Paris, to George Foster and Sons dated January 12, 1904. Within the letter some accounting balances are discussed in addition to payments that need to be made between the two companies. Mr. Rehder thanks the later for their patience, and hopes that they have received the most recent payment on their account. By March 1st they write that the prices will change, but Rehder is sure this will not effect upcoming payments.