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…

1909 envelope from Detroit

1909 letter from Ethel

This letter was sent to my great grandparents just after their 1909 wedding. I have already posted the response letter from Mary to Ethel dated January 22, 1909 here. I wonder how those early days went at Hillcrest Cottage. Sadly, Mary’s father, Faxon Kimmerly, died on January 30, just a couple weeks after this letter…

1904 invitation envelope

1904 anniversary party

One of the older letters I have is this 1904 party invitation to the wedding anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. John Gray, who I don’t know. I wonder what kind of entertainment was planned for the party, which was to last from 7 pm to midnight. My great grandmother, who was still at home in…