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" Estates speed no better than others, and some much worse for want of being inured to such hard labour, having laid out their estate upon cattell at five and twenty pound a Cow, when they came to winter them with in-land Hay, and feed upon such wild Fother... "
Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society - Page 159
1846
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A History of the Town of Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: From Its ...

Lemuel Shattuck - Acton (Mass. : Town) - 1835 - 392 pages
...frost and snow ; yet were they then very healthy more than noxv they are. In this wildernesse worke men of estates speed no better than others, and some...fother as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but ordinarily the first or second yeare after their coming up to a new plantation, many...
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Historical Collections: Being a General Collection of Interesting Facts ...

Massachusetts - 1839 - 624 pages
...frost and snow ; yet were they then very healthy more than now they are. In this wildernesse worke men of estates speed no better than others, and some...fother as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but ordinarily the first or second yeare after their coming up to a new plantation, many...
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Historical Collections: Being a General Collection of Interesting Facts ...

John Warner Barber - Massachusetts - 1840 - 624 pages
...frost and snow ; yet were they then very healthy more than now they are. In this wildernesse worke men of estates speed no better than others, and some...labour ;. having laid out their estate upon cattell at live and twenty pound a cow, when they came to winter them with in-land hay, and feed upon such wild...
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The early history of New England: illustrated by numerous interesting incidents

Henry White - History - 1841 - 428 pages
...these latter dayes, and some in time of frost and Snow ; yet were they then very healthy more than now they are : in this wildernesse-worke, men of Estates...fother as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but ordinarily the first or second yeare after their coming up to a new plantation, many...
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The early history of New England: illustrated by numerous interesting incidents

Henry White - Indian captivities - 1842 - 420 pages
...they then Jvery healthy more than now they are : in this wildernesse-worke, men of Estates speed.no better than others, and some much worse for want of...winter them with in-land Hay, and feed upon such wild fothcr as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but ordinarily the first or second...
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The Early HIstory of New England

Rev. Henry White - 1843
...till these latter dayes, and some in time of frost and Snow; yet were they then very healthy more than now they are : in this wildernesse-worke, men of Estates...fother as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but ordinarily the first or second yeare after their coming up to a new plantation, many...
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Indian battles: with incidents in the early history of New England

Henry White - History - 1859 - 428 pages
...till these latter dayes, and some in time of frost and Snow; yet were they then very healthy more than now they are : in this wildernesse-worke, men of Estates...estate upon Cattell at five and twenty pound a Cow, >vhen they came to winter them with in-land Hay, and feed upon such wild fother as was never cut before,...
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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Henry David Thoreau - Concord River (Mass.) - 1873 - 415 pages
...as it appeared." As to their farming he says : " Having laid out their estate upon cattle at 5 to 20 pound a cow, when they came to winter them with inland hay, and feed upon such wild (other as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but, ordinarily the first or second...
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 1

Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1893
...as it appeared." As to their farming he says: "Having laid out their estate upon cattle at 5 to 20 pound a cow, when they came to winter them with inland...fother as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but, ordinarily the first or second year after their coming up to a new plantation, many...
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The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Volume 1

Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1893
...as it appeared." As to their farming he says: "Having laid out their estate upon cattle at 5 to 20 pound a cow, when they came to winter them with inland...fother as was never cut before, they could not hold out the winter, but, ordinarily the first or second year after their coming up to a new plantation, many...
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