Letter from Malcolm Cameron, Toronto, to Robert McDonnell, Port Sarnia
This 10 oz letter cost 3 shillings and 8 pence to mail from Toronto to Port Sarnia, Western District. Malcolm Cameron (1808-1876) was a politician and land speculator who "purchased" a large part of present day Sarnia from the Chippewas in 1839. He opened a store at Sarnia in 1835, eventually building mills and establishing a business cutting and selling timber. A short note instructs McDonnell to buy five barrels of flour. The paperwork enclosed is no longer present.
- Publisher: n/a
- Edition: n/a
- Date Published: April 22, 1839
- Place Published: Toronto
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
One 21 x 34 cm letter folding to 9 x 21 cm. Top corner chipped and tear around wax seal. Other side blank with no writing.