Letter to Mr. Henry H. Collier, 1837
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1 double-sided handwritten letter addressed to Henry H. Collier, Bath, Steuben Co. N.Y. and dated May 28, 1837. There is a St. Catharines postmark which is barely visible. In the centre of the postmark, someone has written May 30/37 in ink. The letter is signed by Richard Collier who could have been the father or the brother of the recipient. In the letter, the writer says that he has sent $30 which will pay the recipient’s board. He has also sent $10 more and will continue to send money. He speaks of Sabbath School and mentions a Mr. Ryerson who preached at a missionary meeting. The writer seems concerned about the food that the recipient is eating and he advises Mr. Collier to make no sacrifices of his health.