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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 January 23, 1904. After enclosing orders for Ayr, Mr. McCosh states that he could not return to Paris the previous day due to poor weather, and hopes to go by train on January the 23. He states that three other clients have paid off their bills, and concludes that he will attempt to return to Paris if possible in the afternoon, and will telephone George Foster if he cannot.
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 January 1904
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
McCosh, Thomas
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons
Local identifier
985.86.121.008.003
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1329615454956 Longitude: -80.2758872064209
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1943686310216 Longitude: -80.3850466137695
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 Thomas McCosh, January 23, 1904. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.121.008.003.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Email
WWW address
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Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
Full Text

Drumbo Jan 23 1904

Messrs Geo. Foster + Sons

Brantford

Gentlemen,

Herewith enclosed

please find Ayr order. I

intended to drive though to Paris

last night but could not got

through the roads so I came up

here and will go to Paris by train

this morning. Mr. [illegible]

paid me and of his last order

H. Dragon paid me $15.00 on a/c

and R.W. Harrison paid balance

of his last bill. Will do what

I can in Paris and if the [train]

is running will send down to

Brantford in the afternoon.

If train is not

running will telephone

from any [illegible]

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 January 23, 1904. After enclosing orders for Ayr, Mr. McCosh states that he could not return to Paris the previous day due to poor weather, and hopes to go by train on January the 23. He states that three other clients have paid off their bills, and concludes that he will attempt to return to Paris if possible in the afternoon, and will telephone George Foster if he cannot.