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1914 letter Butter Merchant with letterhead, Toronto (Ontario)

Nice letter talking about sub-standard butter. Sheet with company logo and images of its buildings in Toronto and Montreal.

Within two weeks of this letter, the country would be at War.

Phone College 3159 Established 1898 377 Manning Ave.

               E.E. Wallace Co., Limited
                     Butter Merchants
Toronto July 21st 1914
W . Waddell Esq. Kerrword Ont.
Dear Sir,
In working up your butter we find that we have considerable loss from short weight, due to shrinkage caused presumably by warm weather.
Will you please have your butter maker put up for us a uniform good weight so we will not have to suffer any loss
Yours very truly
E.E. Wallace

Includes envelope with company info UL corner. Postmarked ‘TORONTO ONT. JUL 21 1914’ along with ‘Canadian National Exhibition’ slogan. Receiving postmark on back ‘KERRWOOD ONT JY 22’.

Folded horizontally and vertically to fit into envelope.

27,50 x 21 cm