Sat Jan 4 A rather cold disagreeable day I am about the same I eat some 3 times but done no Chores Vic went to Nira & got the mail I wrote a letter to Frank Iams in Neb [Nebraska] also sent $2 to the Homestead for Wm Carris & Roy Each a years subscription & this will xtend my Subscription a year from 25th of next Apr Ris Sheppard Called PM & Stayed an hour or 2 offered me 3,20 for hogs & 3,25 for my fat Steers I didn’t sell Harve water the 17 Cattle at the other place he has worked 139 days & drew $57,25
 Frank & Ella Iams lived in St. Paul, Howard County, Nebraska. The 1900 U. S. Federal Census states that Frank was born in Iowa and his occupation was horse importer.
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