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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 March 19, 1901. Mr. McCosh writes that Elliott had paid a previous bill, and updates them about his train issues on his way to Palmerston. After which McCosh states that he went to Clifford through very poor weather.
Notes
George Foster and Sons was a Wholesale Grocery business initially located at 143 Colborne Street before relocating to a larger building at 251 Colborne Street on the historic South Side of Brantford.
Date of Original
19 March 1901
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
McCosh, Thomas
Corporate Name(s)
George Foster and Sons
Local identifier
985.86.074.010.002
Collection
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13286759055 Longitude: -80.2758013757324
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.9133234241661 Longitude: -80.8713470263672
  • 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, March 19, 1901. Brant Museum and Archives Collection. Item No. 985.86.074.010.002.
Contact
Brant Museum and Archives Collection
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Full Text

Harriston, Ont., March 19th 1901

Mess to Geo Foster + Sons

Brantford

Gentlemen,

Herewith enclosed

please find orders. I Elliott

paid me and of his last bill

I intended to get through to Palmerston

but the train is cancelled so will

have to stay here all night until

some time tomorrow forenoon. The

train got stuck in a snow drift

this far north. They had is go through

with the engines then come back and

tae the main into Clifford in two sections

I drove from Clifford this afternoon through

very heavy roads. It has been [snowing] and

[drifting] ever since last night I will

go down to Palmerston as soon as a train goes

through then to face Remington. 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 March 19, 1901. Mr. McCosh writes that Elliott had paid a previous bill, and updates them about his train issues on his way to Palmerston. After which McCosh states that he went to Clifford through very poor weather.