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4-189 (Raw)

Item metadata
Speaker:
addressee,family author,male,Maxwell, James,un
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
204
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Private Written
ns1:texttype
Private Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/Victoria
Created:
1889
Identifier
4-189
Source
O'Farrell, 1984
pages
178-79
Document metadata
Extent:
1200
Identifier
4-189-raw.txt
Title
4-189#Raw
Type
Raw

4-189-raw.txt — 1 KB

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William seems frightened to tackle land as Sarah is more on for town life so I don't think he will mind it in the meantime [...] let by contract the ringing of the block known as mine viz. 450 acres. It is nearly completed and the men will soon start to do a contract of fencing. John has been looking after some cows as we purpose putting on cattle instead of sheep for a few years at any rate as there are wild dogs (or dingoes) in the district and we could not afford to lose any of our little flock. [179]
Speaking about John's house I can give little information on it only to say that the fireplace and chimney is just like a blacksmith's hob only the hearth is on the floor instead of being raised. The back and sides of the fire is lined with clay instead of mortar and stone to prevent the wood (with which the walls and chimney of the house is built) from catching fire. I shall not attempt to describe it further as I have not been there to see John's house. My description is what I saw of another house in the neighbourhood. 
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