Mystery Letter

Yvonne Laviolette from Vancouver Island writes:

"I found a wooden box in a thrift store in Parksville that has an old
yellowed note glued to one of the inside walls of the box. The note
explains where the box came from. The box was passed down from
mother to daughter through the generations. I suspect the woman who
penned the note did not have children and the box ended up being
tossed out. I am interested in getting this box back to a family member."

The letter was penned by Mary Alma Heatherington in Vancouver in 1931. The box was made from a wooden trunk, brought from Ireland to Ontario in the early 1800's by Maggie Boyle. Take a look, and if you know the family, please send us a note.

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