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A letter from M. McBride to his brother, Thomas, in Richland, Ohio regarding papers that he had signed. M. McBride wrote that he had been threshing for the past three weeks and about the corn crop being a failure due to grasshoppers.
One unlined paper measuring 9.8" x 7.8" and one envelope measuring 5.4" by 3"
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McBride, M., "Letter from M. McBride to his brother" (1872). Kansas Territorial Documents. 12.
White Rock Kans Aug 8th / 74 Mr. Thos McBride Esq Please find enclosed all the papers you sent for us to sign. I should have returned it sooner but I have been so busy threshing for the last three weeks. Grain yielded from twelve to twenty bu per acre here but corn is uteerly destroyed by the the grasshopers and will be a filure. Pleaes let me know in your next if you have made any progress in collecting The [illegible] are all in good health her hoping you are all enjoyin the same Remain yours truly M McBride P.S. Please let me know if Heffer sold the farm or [illegible] he sold it for M McB Reubens Kans Aug 11 Mr. Thomas McBride Esq Mansfield Richland Cty Ohio (Written in pencil) - c Letter 1874 (Written in pencil) DPO 1871-1900 Jewell Co 12.50