james sellars 1883

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james sellars 1883 - Mr Mn. Mn Mr Mn. Mn Mr Mn. Mn H H. H H. C lewis...
Mr Mn. Mn Mr Mn. Mn Mr Mn. Mn H H. H H. C lewis I.ewis Iewis lewis I.ewis Iewis lewis I.ewis Iewis writes to the Henry county county \Veeklj Veeklj Weekly \Veekiy Veekiy \Veeklj Veeklj Weekly \Veekiy Veekiy \Veeklj Veeklj Weekly \Veekiy Veekiy \Veeklj Veeklj Weekly \Veekiy Veekiy \Veeklj Veeklj Weekly \Veekiy Veekiy I 1 I 1 was born b'rn brn born b'rn brn born b'rn brn in Morgan county and lived there until was 12 years old old. old old. In 1S25I mo\ mo mo\ mo ed to Henry countj county countj county and settled on I ntle I.ittle Iittle ntle I.ittle Iittle ntle I.ittle Iittle \V V \V V alnut Walnut alnut Walnut creek creek. creek creek. and now live within witbin withims within witbin withims within witbin withims five flee five flee miles of \v v \v v here I farst first farst first settled. settled settled. settled Henry county was an entirelv entireJ entirely entirelv entireJ entirely entirelv entireJ entirely new country at that time time. time time. The s dBe grass was hip bip hip bip high bigh high bigh nearlj neaniy nearlj neaniy every enry. enry every' every enry. enry every' every enry. enry every' every enry. enry every' where where. where where. Tne Tue Tne Tue branches were surrounded on every eery every eery side bv by bv by cane brakes and the swamps were so dense that one could not DOt not DOt sec see sec see his way through the cane aud grass grass. grass grass. I 1 I 1 have seen from six to sixteen deer m in m in a drove and as nuiu as twenty wild turkeys in a gang gang. gang gang. I 1 I 1 could hear bear hear bear wolves howling bowhingat howling bowhingat at the dead tnurs hJurs hatirs tnurs hJurs hatirs tnurs hJurs hatirs of night night. night night. At that time there were also a great many rattlesnakes some of the skins of which would hold three tbree three tbree pecks of wheat bran bran. bran bran. John largason Fargason largason Fargason fa'her faher fther father fa'her faher fther father fa'her faher fther father fa'her faher fther father of Daniel Ddniei Daniel Ddniei Fargason Fargan Fargason Fargan was one of my neighbors neighbors. neighbors neighbors. \Vade Vade \Yade Yade Wade \Vade Vade \Yade Yade Wade \Vade Vade \Yade Yade Wade \Vade Vade \Yade Yade Wade \Vade Vade \Yade Yade Wade H Tnr Tur- Tur Tnr Tur- Tur Tnr Tur- Tur ner nen ner nen lived on an adjoining lot lot. lot lot. L i jih j'h jh jab jih j'h jh jab jih j'h jh jab jih j'h jh jab Ljynton B'ynton Bynton lisynton Ljynton B'ynton Bynton lisynton Ljynton B'ynton Bynton lisynton Ljynton B'ynton Bynton lisynton father of Governor James 8 Biynton Boyntn Boyntomi Biynton Boyntn Boyntomi Biynton Boyntn Boyntomi lived in the same settlement I rancis Pearson an uncle of ilhs Goodwin' Goodwin Goodwin' Goodwin lived near by by. by by. James Sellars Sellars. Sellars Sellars. another promi nent nemut nent nemut citizen lived on an adjoining lot and represented Henry county in the legislature several years years. years years. My neighbors were all clever cleyer clever cleyer and obliging and would help help' help help' each other about their farms when whell when whell work work' work work' became too pressing and urgent for one man to uo uo. no. no uo uo. no. no uo uo. no. no uo uo. no. no They would frequently frequently come a distance of three or four miles to assist at a log rolling rolling. rolling rolling. At that time we did not have preaching of vener tnat toot tnat toot once a year and sometimes two years. years years. years The people people were all nnited united nnited united and friendly and such occurrencei occumrencei occurrencei occumrencei as political disturbances disturbancesor disturbances disturbancesor or family fr. fr fr. fr C. C C. C wrtes organ ln\ ln ln\ ln uni wa I year I 3 I movd fettled Llte lve fve where frst setled sedge-grass sedge grass sedge-gnass gnass sedge-grass sedge grass sedge-gnass gnass sedge-grass sedge grass sedge-gnass gnass sedge-grass sedge grass sedge-gnass gnass sedge-grass sedge grass sedge-gnass gnass neary surrunded culd seP gra. gra gra. gra nHiY mit-tiny mit tiny nHiY mit-tiny mit tiny nHiY mit-tiny mit tiny nHiY mit-tiny mit tiny gag. gag gag. gag howling night ratlesnakes F rgan H. H H. H 01 10t. 10t 10t. 10t Eli- Eli Eu- Eu Eli- Eli Eu- Eu Eli- Eli Eu- Eu Eli- Eli Eu- Eu Goveror S. S 8. 8 S. S 8. 8 S. S 8. 8 S. S 8. 8 lved Francis Peaon unce Wiis lved Selar promi- promi promi' promi- promi promi' promi- promi promi' ctizen In in legilature ly neighbor al an oblging presing core mies 0 lt roling. roling roling. roling tiUe ner tnat and sometime ye 'ere ere 'ere ere al occurence a plticl dtubace0r fmly fmly I [ I [ 123 movedto Willis nearby. nearby nearby. nearby n preachingoftener \ \ \ \ . ° , ' , \ , \ \ ' , . , . , , . . . : : " ' [ \ ! : . : ; . ) . - . ' . ' . , . . . , ; . , . , . , . , - . ' ' ' . , , . , . , . - ' - ' . , . - ' . , ' ' , . . " . - . - -

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  1. The Atlanta Constitution,
  2. 20 Sep 1883, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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