3dinstead of that there are lots of them that will not reach 800# so I have been dis[illegible] in them. The fact of the matter I have been decieved all the way along. therefore I am going alone after this I will be obliged to sell those colts I have on hand & start again Harry has got to be a man grown now & is about to do a mans work. I would like to get about 50 or 60 good mares to raise colts for I am certain there is lots of money in the business. The land that I have got here in Kansas is well fixed for raising horses I have 8 miles of a fence good sheds & well watered [stricken word] springs enough to water a 1000 hand the best little ranch in the state of Kansas. if I can hold this I think the time is not far distance when the lands here will sell for 15 or 20 per acre, this is about $3500-
1888 Jan 25
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