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Catalog Number 2004.27.5
Object Name Postcard
Title Postcard from John M. Bond & Company Hardware Merchants
Date 02/14/1878
Year Range from 1878
Year Range to 1878
Description Postcard; rectangular paper "Canada Post Card" with blue printing. Memorandum From John M Bond & Co. Hardware Merchants Feb 14, 1878. Addressed to "Messrs. John Fisher & Son, ?? Paper Mills, Dundas."
There is writing in black ink on both sides of the post card. The front has a "One Cent" blue stamp in upper right corner which has been printed on the card. There is a postal stamp on the bottom left corner "Guelph, FE 15 78/ ON".
Front: "CANADA POST CARD. THE ADDRESS ONLY TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE." "ONE CENT". Printed in blue along bottom: "British American Bank Note Co., Montreal". In black handwritten ink, addressed to "Messrs. John Fisher & Son/ ? Paper Mills, Dundas."
On reverse of postcard is printed in black: "MEMORANDUM" "From JOHN M. BOND & CO., Hardware Merchants, GUELPH" There is handwriting that is hard to read, "Feb 14th, 1878 / Messrs John Fisher & Son / Writer has been sick which is the reason we did not reply to your statement of 8th January sooner. This $29.00 was for 5 Rolls ? board sent us "on sale". We have 4 Rolls and part of another on hand so you will at once see that you cannot expect pay for it now.
People Bond, John M.
Search Terms Bond Hardware Company
Subjects INDUSTRY & TRADE
COMMUNICATION - POSTCARD
COMMERCIAL - HARDWARE
Dimensions 8.26/2.95 in. - Length/Width