Mrs. W[illia]m Lyon
3[letterhead]and sound to be killed - so one of these has gone to my mother's farm to raise colts and the other I let an elderly man take to use and be kind to till we come back. Still I regretted to put him out of his good home even in another. You say "Animals have rights we are bound to respect." How many do? I wonder what you would have done in the case. We have 3 on hand--none for sale and I did repeatedly say no hand but my husband's could draw line over them - and now then they are all alive and well and likely to live. My Scotch grand mother05403
Grass Lake, Mich.
 Mar 27
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