• Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Lachlan McCallum, 12 July 1889

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1889-07-12)
      A letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 12 July 1889 reads: "I have yours of the 8th inst. Woods instructions will be simply to investigate and report on the charges brought against Mr. Ellis by you.
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 13 July 1882

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1882-07-13)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 13 July 1882 reads: "I ought to have written you before now congratulating you on your victory in Monck. I was delighted to see you win, notwithstanding what you said to me last session. I was sure the old iron horse "Stromness" would not fail me at the last...I wish you could have split yourself in two and run for Haldimand as well. However we can't have everything we want in this world and I ought to be satisfied. Altho I have to regret the loss of some very staunch friends.
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 19 January 1882

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1882-01-19)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 19 January 1882 reads: "We will talk over the Senatorship when you come down on the 9th. Happy New Year."
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 19 July 1889

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1889-07-19)
      A letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 19 July 1889 reads: "I have yours of the 15th inst. and beg to repeat that I do not see any way to recommend that Ellis and Demare should be suspended before trial. The fact that our investigation has been ordered on the statements laid before the Government does not prove that suspension is necessary or equitable.
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 2 June 1888

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1888-06-02)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 2 June 1888 reads: "Thanks for yours of the 31st. I think you rather mistake the position. The time has come when the Western portion of the Dominion must be represented in the Cabinet. At the present there is no man in it West of London Ontario - and Manitoba. The North West and B. Columbia give us 14 supporters to one against us. They won't stand a continuance of this treatment.
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 23 March 1887

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1887-03-23)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 23 March 1887 reads: "I have to thank you most warmly for your earnest and successful exertions which carried both Monck and Haldimand. I do not think I should have been satisfied with any victory if I saw the constituency which you represented so long and so ably, represented by a grit. Thanks to you that misfortune has been escaped.
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 24 May 1882

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1882-05-24)
      A photocopied letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 24 May 1882, it reads: "I was a good deal distressed by the way we parted but I hope you have got into a more amiable state of mind. You must carry Monck & Haldimand for us - That once done if you are resolved to restore into the quiet dignity of our peers - I'm you're man."
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 25 January 1887

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1887-01-25)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 25 January 1887 reads: "You need have been under no apprehension that you would not be appointed a Senator. I promised it to you long ago and I try in general to keep my word. When I wrote you last I thought that perhaps that if the County was not safe you might consent to run again on the same understanding as before. However you have selected another Standard Bearer. I know no doubt you will see that he is elected. The conservative party will hold you responsible for that.
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 28 December 1880

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1880-12-28)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 28 December 1880 reads: "I have your favour of the 27th inst. The vacancy was discussed in Council some time ago and is practically settled although it won't be announced for sometime. None of us had the slightest idea that you asked to get out of the Commons where you can't well be spared. I shall talk over this matter with you when we meet. There will be several vacancies before the general election."
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 3 February 1891

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1891-02-03)
      A letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 3 February 1891 reads: "You see we are going to the country again and I wrote you to entreat that you put your shoulder to the Wheel, as in the old days and give me a help in my last campaign."
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 4 June 1875

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1875-06-04)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum on 4 June 1875 reads: "I hope nothing will prevent you from accepting the nomination for Monck - if you do, you will win. The party took to you with confidence and when they come into power again they will show how much we appreciate your conduct..."
    • Letter from Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum, 7 January 1887

      Macdonald, Sir John A. (1887-01-07)
      A letter written by Sir John A. Macdonald to Senator McCallum 7 January 1887 reads: "We are going to the election shortly and will have to fight hard for our existence. The wretched course of the mail has greatly diminished our chances of success. So that every friend of mine must put his shoulder to the wheel. Now no one can carry Monck but yourself and I appeal to you to carry the County for me. I have not forgotten our conversation about the Senate, and I shall carry out my promise but meanwhile you must save Monck."