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Letter to George Foster & Sons from F.B. Waugh
Description
Creators
Waugh, F.B., Author
George Foster and Sons
, Recipient
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Documents
Description
This item is a letter sent from J.B. Waugh, a merchant in St. George, to George Foster and Sons from August 22, 1906. Within the letter, Mr. Waugh notes that he had sent this order at the telephone station for a colleague of his, and requests various items for delivery. Some of the items include pickles, raisins, starch, puffed pies, sugar, milk, jelly powder, soda, and mixed teas. He also adds at the end that this is the fourth time he's ordered the pies, and wishes for them to be delivered this time.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocer located at 143 Colborne Street on the historic South Side of Brantford.
Date of Original
22 August 1906
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Waugh, F.B.
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons
Local identifier
985.86.058.017.001
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1330868185319 Longitude: -80.275715545044
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.1951820830978 Longitude: -80.3840166455078
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 & Sons from J. Sutton Clark, September 1906. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.058.017.001.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Email
WWW address
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57 Charlotte St.
Brantford, ON N3T 2W6
(519)752-2483
Full Text

St. George Aug 22

Dear Sirs,

I have just been down to the telephone office &

send this order and in [illegible] for a news or message was

[illegible] down by one Parker. He does know any better me

occasionally mails with such [illegible] bellow how I pity him

ship at once please.

1 keg [illegible]

1/2 key pickles that we each sell for 10c

1 Box baking raisins [selects]

1 Case cumin starch [illegible]

90 [illegible]

1/2 20g pcks postman 20oz

20 lbs puffed pies

154 [illegible]

1 case [gusto]

30 lbs [illegible] sugar

1/2 Keg [illegible]

1/2 Keg [illegible]

1/2 Keg milk

1 [illegible] assorted jelly powder

4 sacks granulated sugar (standard)

2 " yellow " (golden)

1 Box sunny mist soda

1 Keg [illegible]

1 Keg [illegible]

1 " J " " " "

[Reverse]

Tea 25 [illegible]

1 Keg 1/2 lb Mixed

1 " " " Black

1 " " " Ceylon green

1 " " " Mixed

1 " " " Green Ceylon

J.B. Waugh

We have ordered the puffed pies four times please send

this time.

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Letter to George Foster & Sons from F.B. Waugh


This item is a letter sent from J.B. Waugh, a merchant in St. George, to George Foster and Sons from August 22, 1906. Within the letter, Mr. Waugh notes that he had sent this order at the telephone station for a colleague of his, and requests various items for delivery. Some of the items include pickles, raisins, starch, puffed pies, sugar, milk, jelly powder, soda, and mixed teas. He also adds at the end that this is the fourth time he's ordered the pies, and wishes for them to be delivered this time.