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Catalog Number 1981.21.14.7
Object Name Letter
Title Courtship Letter to Estelle Bricker from Lincoln Goldie, 1902
Date 05/09/1902
Year Range from 1902
Year Range to 1902
Description Envelope and Courtship Letter to Miss Estelle A. Bricker from Lincoln Goldie.
.1 Envelope addressed to Miss Estelle A. Bricker, Waterloo, Ont.
Postmarked on back: "Waterloo, Ont. AM / MY 10/02".
.2 Letter is six pages, handwritten in pencil on cream coloured paper with blue printed letterhead: "Office of The People's Mills, The James Goldie Co., Limited, Proprietors / Guelph, Canada".
Letter addressed to "My Own Dear Stella" from Lincoln Goldie, and is dated May 9, 1902.
He writes that it was his intention to write Estelle "yesterday...during the evening from Goderich but after tea, I was taken in hand by a friend and drove with him to Ch?ton where spent the night at his house....My friend's wife had a nice little supper awaiting us, lobster salad & c."
... "Cannot you go down to Toronto Monday evening & come here Tuesday noon, we can then drive over together, you could go down again to do your shopping. You and I know Stell how much I would like you to do so, nobody would see you here but my mother." Notes that Estelle is likely "busy sewing" and wonders if she will "ever get through with it." He speaks of seeing one of her friends in Goderich and that he was fine and wanted to be remembered to her. "He seemed to be lonesome up there all alone, and I know he is very homesick." He concludes by telling her not to work "so hard, do you actually think it is necessary, just take your time and do what you have to do by degrees, far better for you Stell." He writes that he looks forward to their wedding day, "then to settle down together for life, how happy we will be." Handwritten in pen in lower corner of last page of letter: "Just spoke to you, will be down tomorrow P.M. about 3.30".
People Goldie, Lincoln
Goldie, Estelle
Bricker, Estelle A.
Search Terms Goldie's Mill
Dimensions .1 Envelope -14.4 x 8.6 cm. - L x W
.2 - .7 Letter - 21 x 13.7 cm. - L x W