McFarland-Russell Letter, April 20, 1891

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OFFICE OF BRALY, NEALE & CO., DEALERS IN Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors, Blinds, Etc. Leonard, Tex. April 20—1891.

Mr. R. E. Russell

My Dear Sir:- Youre very highley appeciated letter containing Orange blossomes jut receivede; for which you will please except my thanks.

Oh! they are so sweet and have sutch a pleasent oder.

I have shown them to several and they all say that thease are the first that they ever saw.

Our Town Leonard is in the S. W. corner of Fannin County 16 miles a little west from due South of Bonham, we have a very rich black land soil; noted for Corn, Oats and Cotton. I would like very much to

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have you visit our section of country see our Town and get acquainted with its people and see our rich black lands—

Although, we will not promis to entertain you as royal as you Orange people did us while at youre Town; However, if you will come we will do our best to make you pleasent while among us.

We have no rivers no saw-mills no huge forests of Timber; but we have large farmes, fine stock Flouering mills, Corn mills and Cotton Gines; and I might add deep mud at times as that is the case just now for it has been raining here constantly for the last Eight or Ten days,

Hopeing to see you or heare from you again I will close by saying goodby.

Respectfully B. B. Braly

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OFFICE OF BRALY, NEALE & CO., DEALERS IN Lumber, Shingles, Sash, Doors, Blinds, &c.

Leonard, Tex. . . . . . / 89

By the way We have a little paper edited her called The Leonard Graphic I will mail you a copy of course it is not very nusey ; but it names over in this issue the diferent buisness enterprises of the Town

B. B. Braly

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