Office of McLean & Macnider
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN
GROCERIES AND STEAMBOAT SUPPLIES
Bismarck, D. T. June 28, 1879
We arrived here all right but I was disappointed in not getting a letter I wrote to you from Jim River and told you to write to me here our Stock are all fat and I Like this place very well what I seen of it it is a good town full of Life and Money I wasent in town yet when man wanted to buy cattle of me and dident know wheather I had any or not
I think we will Stay here Some place as it is the best place we seen Since we left I met Lots of acquaintances and I ant 2 hours in town yet there is lots of timber and prarie here and there is lots of cattle here they dont feed hardly any here in winter I have got a Pony for you We found 2 about 75 miles from any body and dont expect to find any owner Let me know how the crops are and all the news
Hoping to hear from you Soon I Remain your Loving Husband
Write to Bismarck
612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
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