Item is an envelope addressed to Mr. John. B. Alward, Wood Point, NB, sent from Murray & Company Pictures and Frames, stamped “Port Elgin, AU 25 09”. Inside is a piece of black carbon paper with gold etching, which reads, “In Fond Remembrance of our Dear Ones”, and then lists the death dates of the following individuals: Lucinda Alward (51 years), Emerson Alward (15 years), Frank O. Alward (8 months), Lillian S. Wry (1 year 6 months), Myrtle L. Wry. (2 years 6 months)
Item is a card sent to John Alward for Father’s Day from his daughter Pauline (Alward) Spatz, which contains a lock of hair. On the envelope is written “Daddy, June 16, 1957, with love” and on the inside the card is signed Pauline, Albert, and Lucky [her dog].
Item is a letter from Ernest S. Park, the Vice President of the New England Wood Preserving Co. in Boston, Massachusetts, written in response to Mary Wry’s inquiry about selling stamps. Item is dated January 17, 1925. Original advertisement and envelope are included.