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New York, United States
August 12, 1830
My dear wife, Line
5 10 15 20 25 30 35 I have got a situation in a Factory, in a very
pleasant vale about 7 miles from Hudson, and I am
to have the whole management of the factory and
the master is going to board me till you come in his
house. A Farmer took me one day in his waggon
into the country, from Hudson, to see a factory, and
I dined with him, and he would not have a farthing,
and told me I was welcome to come to his house at
any time; they had on the table pudding, pyes, and
fruit of all kind that was in season, and preserves,
pickles, vegetables, meat, and everything that a
person could wish, and the servants set down at the
same table with their masters. They do not think of
locking the doors in the country, and you can gather
peaches, apples, and all kinds of fruit by the side of
the roads. And I can have a barrel of cider holding
32 gallons, for 4s., and they will lend me the barrel till
I have emptied it. And I...
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