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Letter, Barnes Blanchard, Centerville, New York, to Mr Hazen Blanchard, Peacham, Vermont
7 November 1832
Part of: Abel Blanchard Family Correspondence
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Barnes reports on local agricultural and commercial conditions. "English grain" came in well but prices for produce and beef are generally low: ". . . I suspect it is on account of an cessation of Business in our Markets Money is scarce more so then common produce is low of all Description . . . ." Lewis spent the summer making bricks. Also notes the general "contention and strife" provoked by disagreements between persons of different religious denominations.