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We have eleven horses and they are all tame.

Many years ago the Indians had no horses, so they travel on foot or by canoes.

There are many kinds of horses, some have small bodies and light, they can run fast and others have large bodies and have strong muscles and stout limbs so they can plow new ground and haul saw logs to the mission.

The horses have defferent colar, size and shape. The white people like horses that are heavey and can work, but Indians want horses that are small bodies and can run very fast and long time.

Some horses work all the time and help us so we should put them in good stables and give them grain to eat, and put some hay in their manger.

Frank Calico

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