From the collection of Ivan W. MacKenzie, firstname.lastname@example.org, Transcribed by Dave Hunter.
From P. W. Hyndman to Messrs. McAuley and Johnstone, Grand River, My 5 1866 1d
April 26, 1866.
On the arrival of the spring vessels from Europe, I will have for Sale, at my new shop in Queen Square, called the
a large stock of British and Foreign Dry Goods, selected by myself in the best Houses and Manufacturies in Europe, bought well from first hands, and will be sold to wholesale purchasers as low if not lower than can be furnished by any House in this Colony or in the neighbouring Provinces.
Hardware and Cutlery, Iron of all sizes, Crockeryware, Tea, Soap, Crushed Sugar, Tobacco Pipes, Carb. Soda, Washing Soda, Cordage and Oakum, Nails and Spikes, all sizes; Anchors, Chains, and Vessel outfits imported to order.
Having spent two months in England and Scotland procuring the above Stock, I can confidently recommend it, and it will be supplied on advantageous terms to the Trade.
P. W. Hyndman
Messrs. McAuley and Johnstone,