#8.also, way know my father was not she blot upon the landscape of that, glorious wilderness you believe and have pictured him to be.If you witnessed those "beatings" and have personal knowlege of the cruelties mentioned, 1 have nothing further to offer, but against the statements, aservations, and belief of any other person or persons living or dead that may have been the source of your information, I will not subordinate the evidence of my own senses.Yours very truly.[illegible]Dict.JW/LH.
[Hot Springs, Arkansas]
1913 Jan 30
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