Trail of Tears

Trail of Tears - Brennan History 1310 Seat 20 Trail of Tears[1830 June 7 1828 Dear Journal Life is really starting to get hard Its summer time the

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Brennan History 1310 Seat 20 Trail of Tears [1830] June 7, 1828 Dear Journal, Life is really starting to get hard. Its summer time, the Georgia sun is out, kids are playing, and everything seems to be just fine for everyone else, except me. I should not be worrying about anything, but I just can not seem to get these crops off of my mind. If the crops do not come in this spring, I do not want to be put in the same situation that I was in last spring. My pride will not allow me to continue to ask my neighbors for food. Who would have ever thought that I, Mr. Earl E. Byrd, would not be able to provide for my family? I am perfectly capable of being a provider. After all, I am a twenty-nine year old white male. I have my entire life in front of me. Even though my wife Jenny is very supportive, I feel like I am letting her and my son John down. Work is scarce and if our crops do not come in this spring, I will not have any way to make money for my family. Living conditions amongst my neighbors and I are
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course HIST 1310 taught by Professor Marshall during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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Trail of Tears - Brennan History 1310 Seat 20 Trail of Tears[1830 June 7 1828 Dear Journal Life is really starting to get hard Its summer time the

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