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Catalog Number 2004.32.91
Object Name Postcard
Title Guelph Mercury Postcard
Date 02/09/1899
Year Range from 1899
Year Range to 1899
Description Postcard, advertisement on one side and a note about the sale of the Stone estate on the reverse. One side is red with British Ensign in top left corner. There is a one cent Canadian postage stamp in the upper left corner. the card has three white spaces for an address. Guelph Mercury "The Battle and the Breeze/ The flag that brave a Thousand Years". 1899.
On reverse, in black print and handwritten ink, "Walter Macdonald, 37 Yonge St, Toronto" Back:McIntosh & Galbraith Proprietors/ MERCURY OFFICE/ Guelph, Fe 9, 1899" followed by a handwritten letter regarding the sale of the Stone Estate. It is written by Thomas Ingram of Guelph:
"Dear Sir,
I thought I would drop you a line as regards the hour of the sale of the Stone Estate. Almost every real estate sale and farm sale is at 11 o'clock. It seems to suit the people better than at 12. I am only suggesting this, Mr. Macdonald, in the interest of the sale. If you thought of changing the hour I will have a good local placed prominently in the Daily and Weekly Mercury free of charge to you as I have spoken to the Mercury Office people about it. If you think it advisable to change you might please drop them a card or myself.
Respectfully, Thomas Ingram".
People Galbraith, William
McIntosh, James Innes
Stone, Frederick William
Ingram, Thomas
MacDonald, Walter
Search Terms Guelph Mercury
Stone Store
Subjects NEWSPAPERS
ADVERTISEMENT
STAMP COLLECTING
POSTCARD
PROPERTY
HISTORY - LOCAL
Dimensions 5.70/3.34 in. - Length/Width