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Hastings, Lucy A. / Family correspondence, 1838, 1855-1874

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another man that joins the forty.  Mr. Burdon did not give us a _____ claim,
but Mr Bates had nearly payed him if not wholey.  So we are in hopes we will
have no trouble.  We had but little snow last winter.  Corn and potatoes
look well considering the dry weather.  Wheat looks nice and will be considerable
_____ except peaches as there are not many trees around here.  Uncle Lysender
is in Ann Arbor working at the carpenters trade.  I think he has $15 per
month.  I am afraid he has not entirely given up his old habit

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