T[heodore] P. Lukens
time ago there was a man so much better than others and the others proceeded to do him up, but how kindly we all remember him. I am rejoicing over the good rains, the first good winter since I began to plant seeds and trees on the mountains. I am rushing the work, and hope by April 1st to have 40000 2 year old trees and 30000 1 year old trees planted on the mountain slopes, and to transplant 200000 1 year old tress from seed beds to the open ground in beds, for next winters use. I will try again with seeds in a small way. don't you think it is your duty to come down here in April and see my work, as it was from you I was inspired to take up this work.My precious wife is very sick, two long years. she can never leave her bed again. I hope you and yours are all well. With kindest regards to all I amVery Sincerely YoursT. P. Lukens03520
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