antique Sir Wilfred Laurier postcard

Postcard of Sir Wilfred Laurier

Happy Canada Day! I thought this postcard would be an appropriate one to share today: Canadians will recognize this face from our five dollar bill: Wilfred Laurier. At first glance, this postcard is similar to the kind of flyer we might receive today from a political candidate. However it appears that it was signed by…

1911 letter

1911 Letter from Alma

This letter was sent by the same friend who wrote the letter I posted last week, but about 2.5 years later, to my great grandmother. Beautiful handwritten script, though sometimes hard to read! Postmarked Toronto, October 11, 1911 Mrs. C. P. Duck Morpeth, Ont. Tadmorene Cottage Heact Lake Ont. Sunday 8 Oct. 1911 Mrs. C.…