John H. Riley


John Muir


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January 15th 1867 Friend John I seated my self to write you a few lines to ask a favor of you to see Mr O. S. good or Smith and see what they will give me per weak if I can f[illegible] thing her to get there by the last of F[illegible] and the best the [illegible] strait for one year or more if we can get a long to geather longer for John I had a settlement with this man at I am [illegible] his pl[illegible] and he [illegible] me to cut his wood and hall it to his house for his team to get my fire wood up and that dont [illegible] me that kind of work and more I wont do that nay for him or no other man I ofer to cut his wood and he haul mine or lad a bout this dont s[illegible] him so he may do better or worse just as it suit him every body is working for the intrust I am of that conclusion to and how [illegible] [illegible] self please see them and not let on to them bout my [illegible] this leave me well and mine and I hope at this will find you and boys all in that good health that is to every man or aught to be


[Henry County, Ind.]

Date Original

1867 Jan 15


Original letter dimensions: 25.0 x 20.0 cm

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