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[[pencil notes at top of page]]  LETTER #23  Mar 9, 1895
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that you have found it possible to do so well in such depressed times. The depression is not confined to America alone - It prevails here and in Australia and throughout Europe - Gold!!! seems to be the one thing talked about. But I can see more than that ahead - India !! and India grain and cotton are sure to bankrupt many a poor devil digging his life away in our
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