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Emigrant life in Kansas - Percy G. Ebbutt
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 Excerpt: ...Blake''s, as was the case at home. Miss Blake made me quite a fancy boiled shirt for Sundays, etc. It was a blue check calico or something, with three rows of white frills all down the front, and which, owing to the absence of a waistcoat, showed off to fine advantage. The old lady made me some blue-jeans pants, so that with a pair of knee boots with red tops I guess I rather took the shine out of my friends at home. After ploughing the land and getting the crops planted, we had to overhaul the fences, which was no slight job. There was a ring fence enclosing about one hundred and twenty acres, and this had to be put in repair for the summer, and kept proof against the hogs and cattle that roamed about. It was a zigzag or snake fence, as is usually built where wood is plentiful. Twelve-feet rails are laid on the ground in a series of wide V shapes, and piled one on another until about eight deep, then stakes are driven in the ground, crossing at the top rail, and then a heavy log or rider is thrown into the V formed by the two stakes, which binds it all together. The rider is usually heavy enough to prevent cattle from lifting it off. This forms a good fence, but is dreadfully extravagant with wood. With all this, when the crops grew up we were often bothered by cattle, and more particularly by mules, breaking in, when it was my job to mount a pony, take a big whip, and chase.them out with the dogs. Two of the dogs were very useful; they would rush after the mules as they galloped away and bite their fetlocks, and then crouch so low that the mules kicked clean over them; or they would take a cow by the tail or ear, and hang on like grim Death. After the crops were all planted, there was little for me to do for a couple of ... Percy G. Ebbutt, Books, Emigrant life in Kansas Books The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: London, S. Sonnenschein and co.; Publication date: 1886; Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life; Kansas; History / United States / General; History / United States / State

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 80 Seiten, L=152mm, B=229mm, H=5mm, Gew.=127gr, [GR: 25590 - TB/Geschichte/Sonstiges], [SW: - History - U.S.], Kartoniert/Broschiert, Klappentext: The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: London, S. Sonnenschein and co.; Publication date: 1886; Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life; Kansas; History / United States / General; History / United States / State The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: London, S. Sonnenschein and co.; Publication date: 1886; Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life; Kansas; History / United States / General; History / United States / State

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Emigrant Life in Kansas

The book has no illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com). You can also preview excerpts of the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Publisher: London, S. Sonnenschein and co.; Publication date: 1886; Subjects: Frontier and pioneer life; Kansas; History / United States / General; History / United States / State

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781154693690
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1154693694
Paperback
Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
80 Pages
Weight: 0,127 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 1154693694

ISBN - alternate spelling:
1-154-69369-4, 978-1-154-69369-0


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