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Frank Walker to Milo Walker

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Mound City June 26th 1859
I have now become the oner of 80 acres of land I preempted my claim the 16 of this month so now I have crossed the plains of Kansas 5 times it is 80 miles acrost about my land is on the Pattawottomy lands the North east qurter of section 25 in town ship 21 and Range 22 in linn County so remember this that if I am taken away that you can find it
If eny of you are comeing out here write and let me know as soon as you get this let me have all the news
Frank Walker
To Milo Walker

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write me how much money that you and the girls can get together for if you can get 150 dollars by the first of next April I can get 80 acres of land for you tell all of my back biting friends that the boys have not skined me yet my land is wort at present 1000 dollars and I am about to engage in a little speculation that I will Make 1000 more
Father has not wrote to me yet
So Good By

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