I sent today by Express the two portraits you gave me to make for you. I hope you may like them and the changes. I have done my best. Enclosed please find the photos of same, also the bill. Would like to know if you are coming up on the twenty fourth of this month; please let me know for we will go on an excursion that day if you are not here or if you are going to stop over for a day as to please let me know as I want to be on hand to touch up your portrait when you are ready.
May 19, 1896 – To General Superior Sr. M. Edward, Kingston ON from Mr. Crossman, Toronto ON
37 Cameron St.
May 19, 1896
Sister Mary Edward, S.G.
Yours with respect
Edwin A. Crossman Sr.
Mother M. Edward, Sup. Gen
Edwin A. Grossman, Sr.
2 Portraits 24 x 30 $20.00 [Total] $40.00
Edwin A. Crossman, Sr.
I have kept your Photo till you come up. E.A.C.
Source: 105.6-C, Mother Mary Edward General Superior sous-fonds, Correspondence series, Letter May 19, 1896, Archives, Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul.
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