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James Lawther

Title: Letter From Cannon Falls Milling Company
Type: Letter
Date: 1876
Source: Goodhue County Historical Society

Description: Lawther did business with the Cannon Falls Milling Company. This letter was sent to him to describe the sale of his grain to the company and the payment he could expect for the grain.
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Letter From Cannon Falls Milling Company

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  1. What is the difference between a "new crop" and an "old crop"?



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  2. What do you think the "No 1" and "No 2" labels for the old grain might mean?



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  3. Why would Lawther possibly want to sell his grain at this time?



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  4. How might we be able to learn more about Lawther's farming business?



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