1913 letter

1913 letter from Chicago

Today I have another letter to share from my Great Grandmother’s friend, Alma. This one was very pale and difficult to read, dating back 101 years. 34 So St. Louis Ave. Ave. – Ill. Chicago – 15th June 1913 My dear Mary, I presume you are wondering where I am at – all this long…

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.…

1909 envelope

1909 Letter from a loving friend, Alma

This letter was sent to my great-grandma just after she married my great-grandfather in 1909 Postmarked Feb. 15, 1909 from Toronto, 7 am From #707 Queen St. E. Toronto, Ont. To: Mrs. C. P. Duck Morpeth, Ont. 707 Queen St. E. Toronto 14 Feb. 09 Mrs. C. P. Duck – My Dear Mary, Congratulations! Better…

love letter poem circa 1905

Love letter from circa 1905

It’s a mystery who sent this love letter to my great-grandmother, circa 1904-1908, but she did seem to have several suitors. I can say it was hand-delivered, but other than that, the person did a pretty good job hiding his identity. She married my great grandfather, Clarence P. Duck, in January 1909.   Dear Mary:…