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RUEY LINSKILL - Word or. Two. Dear Record: I have frequently...
Word or. Two. Dear Record: I have frequently been asked of late if I had been out West, when I returned; etc. Permit me to say through your columns that it was not I that went West. I have never been west of Pittsburg. John C. LInskill, my brother, with his family, has-within has-within has-within a few months emigrated from Luzerne and settled I a Carroll Co., Illinois. Tours, etc., i ! CD. LINSKILL.! p. S: I last week received a letter from brother's wife, in which she states that they - are all well and are pleased with the West. She says, "John has forty acres of corn plant ed on one place, which all looks very good so far. Our farm is about all in oats, wheat and cern. I wish you would come to see us; I guess von would not think it a faatine country. I never saw so much grain and hogs in all my; life as I have since 1 came nere. one neignoor farmer, last year, sold $4,000 wor;h of hOS, and there are lots of such farmers. The bugs have left the potatoes in this place, and ours look nice. There are plenty of, raspberries, gooseberries, currants and all such things. We have apples for our own use, but last winter was a hard one on apple trees. We can get dry goods and groceries cheap. It is much easier farming here than in Jackson. J ohn wilt not have to work so hard here, for there are no rocks to pry. ; Harry is well and grows like a weed, and wears pants. Mary goes to school and so does Ruey, when she Is not helping me. Write and tell us all the news." August 11th, 1875. ' L. . e t -

Clipped from Daily Record of the Times13 Aug 1875, FriPage 4

Daily Record of the Times (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)13 Aug 1875, FriPage 4
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