Dan[iel H. Muir]
good as his again Tell your bosses that I will turn them one million of broom handles within a year on one lathe at $2.00 per thousand, this would be an average of more than 3 thousand per day Doty has gone to Missouri, Stokes to Cleveland Ohio Our foreman told me that those [Mortisings?] machines cost $3.75,00 a piece at Cincinati Ohio from Fay & Co manufacturesI am very busy with my fair articlesThe flood filled our Mill Cellar and made us stop for four days John Reaves & [illegible] send their best respects so do I Write oftener, and write long letters I will tell you in a few weeks what I am going to do this winter I am going to talk with [Or'?] & Smith soonAs [ever?] cordially your brother John.
1866 Sep 27
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