A Reid598 00369 Jeddo April 12th /66Dear Sir Your welcome letter came to hand some time ago I might have written sooner but, Hollow in the woods, seemed rather a curious address so I waited till a chance came for me to find out how it was We [farmar bodies?] are having rather a backward time just now. There are only a few folks commenced plowing yet some wreathes of snow lying around the fences and the land pretty wet which will make hurrying times and late sowing by and by if it gives us plenty time to fix things before [common?] [illegible] The folks in Buffalo keep on pretty much as before only the young folks have had quite a time marrying this last winter the most noted are Wee Geordie Muir down to James Mahaffy then there are quite a
1866 Apr 12
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