[D8839ABT], Letter from William Hope Dean to Alfred Ord Tate, August 14th, 1888


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[D8839ABT], Letter from William Hope Dean to Alfred Ord Tate, August 14th, 1888

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[from Toronto[] "I am just now in receipt of your letter of the 11th. Inst. We have the first district laid out namely--running from Jarvis Street on the East up to Queen Street, and along Queen to John, and down John to the water. This will take in the pricipal busines houses down town, the Hotels Banks &c. We have estimates of the probably cost, and the income, and from these estimates Lawsom tells me we can pay 15 per cent the first year. I have seen a number of moneyed men here, and they are agreed that yours is the coming light and I have made appointments with a number of them to see Mr. Barr and myself when he comes to Toronto. I shall let you know from time to time how we are progressing. ### Sterling goes to New York the end of this week, or the beginning of next. Will there be any use if his seeing you? ### Yesterday was our Civic Holiday so I went to the Point on Saturday, I four [unclear] found them all very well excepting Mother, who is suffering from a bad cold, ### Bessie gave me a letter to post to you this morning, it is now in the pocket of my coat at my house; it will reach you during the course of to-morrows mail. Say nothing about this as you value my life. ### They are looking forward to your coming over which I hope will not be a [unclear]" Yours truly, W.H. Dean [Marginalia: "Ans Aug 18/88"]





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Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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