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of the year after [[?]] which [[name]] has with him - he states that Mr. Stefhanson [[?]] him to stay his year out.  I advised him what I thought first for both parties judging from his own statement.
My advise was to go back on the [[?]] & go to work like an honest man and do as [[?]] what he thouhgt was right and then if Mr. Stefhanson abused or mistreated in anyway to come to me and I would [[?]] more more thouroughly on both sides.    [[?]] Very Respectfully Your [[?]] Servant E.D [Phamm] Cerft [[Initials]] [[Unknown name]]
  
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