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Letter #3

November 1910

Dear Brother,

It’s a long time since I wrote to you. So I’ll let you know about our health, which is good. We had a good year, the crop was very good, but the prices are not the best. Wheat 1 R a bushel, Barley 53, Corn 60 so it’s really not too bad. Feed we have plenty; the livestock is still in the pasture which is still green. It’s raining steady for two months. The winter wheat is nice, a little weak for it’s still cold. We had no frost yet.

I wanted to sell my land and had buyers; they wanted to pay 250 for an acre. But they have too little money, only 120 for the acre and for the rest I should wait three years. To that I didn’t agree, so it’s still for sale. I thought I could sell, but it didn’t work out that way.

The way I hear, you live in town now. But what are you doing or from what are you living. I am interested about your income, or if you have a good income.

I am sending our paper, Look Around, that almost every German reads. The People’s Friend, I don’t like that we don’t know anything American, and by the time the paper gets here, it’s all old news. And now we greet warmly and wish everything good.

Your Brother,
Gregor

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