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Friday, August 20, 2010

Testifying for my Homestead


This Illinois native signed his name on his 1880 era homestead application in Colorado.
(This one is supposed to be a little bit easier--for those who've been asking...)

3 comments:

  1. Rather nice handwriting actually!

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  2. Actually it's Philip A. Troutfetter. He was a former newspaper editor/owner in Colby, Kansas in the 1890s.

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