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Subject: [GM-L] Another reason they moved
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2000 19:05:43 EST
A farmer had 100 acres of land and proceded to have 10 children. His will
divided the farm so each of his children had 10 acres. A son married and
when had 4 children on his small farm .He wrote a letter TO A COUSIN THAT HAD
GONE WEST. He asked about the availability of land. He told his cousin that
he could not raise enough wheat to supply the family with bread for 6 months.