J[ohn] Reid


John Muir


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do her good.It has been very dry here [stricken word] this summer [stricken word] crops have failed here again causing me to hire some more morning when it is very hard to get I will have to hire $500.00 this fall to buy feed & do not know where to get it.My colts are generally doing well except a few that are on the back grounds. Kansas is loosing at present business is very dull no money in the country a good many home steaders are preparing to leave for some other farm country would like to know where it is unless it be Cal_hoping you have no troubles to disturb youYour Bro. J[n?] Reid01319


Collyer, Kans[as]

Date Original

1888 Sep 28


Original letter dimensions: 20.5 x 12.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 1168

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