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Indian Lives and Anecdotes ca. 1886 - 1941 part 9 (ms158_b3f003_009.01.pdf)

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Saul Ninepence was the one who went to bed on the R.R. bridge to Milford and fell through upon the ice, killing him.

He told of "them Fairbanks, she's what you call it skidaddle."

Peol Peol-sock [all underlined] the first to learn to read & write. He was a big, blubber-faced fellow who went to North Yarmouth to school. He wasnt as dim-witted as the others but he used to do their writing and figuring. He declared that when he got "mallied" he went to Oregon to get his wife. Father said there was no railroad; well then he Minnesota; no railroad there; well then Buffalo. "Been all over dis Lord's creation found dis woman After me found dis woman took us jus' tree weeks make dat trade."

Peol Peol sock has left a sample of his gifts as a letter writer in a missive to my grandfather.

"Mr. John Hardy: I want for know few {if you}

Description: Pages from Fannie Hardy Eckstorm's notebook 10 (X)

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Language: English

Date: ca. 1886 - 1941

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