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Letter to George Foster and Sons from Thomas McCosh
Description
Creators
McCosh, Thomas, Author
George Foster and Sons
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 February 8, 1904. After Mr. McCosh writes of an enclosed statement of collections with $185, he states that a merchant up north has not received their previous orders. After talking to a client over the phone, Mr. McCosh relays a further order for goods to Harriston. He finally adds that he will try to head for Kincardine within a week if the trains are running.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocer located at 143 Colborne Street on the historic South Side of Brantford.
Date of Original
8 February 1904
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
McCosh, Thomas
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons
Local identifier
985.86.121.008.006
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1328989088812 Longitude: -80.2758013757324
  • 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 George Foster and Sons from Thomas McCosh, February 8, 1904. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.121.008.006.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Email
WWW address
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Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
Full Text

Paris Station Feb 8th/1904

Messrs Geo. Foster + Sons

Brantford

Gentlemen,

Herewith enclosed

please find one hundred and

eighty five ($185.00) with statement

of collections. The merchant

up north want goods but have

not got their last orders.

I was talking to J. [Blyth] [illegible]

by phone on Thursday morning

he has the center office he

told me messer had telephoned order to Harriston

for goods. I did not call him

up I will go over to the station

this morning and see how trains

are. I will go up the Buffalo +

[Coderre] [branel] and go to

Kincardine this week as it is four weeks

time I was then. I Remain

Yours 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 February 8, 1904. After Mr. McCosh writes of an enclosed statement of collections with $185, he states that a merchant up north has not received their previous orders. After talking to a client over the phone, Mr. McCosh relays a further order for goods to Harriston. He finally adds that he will try to head for Kincardine within a week if the trains are running.