• [Agriculture] Walton, IL Man Provides Journal Of Early 20th Century Purchases And Sales

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    HENRY NEUHAUSEN of Wilton, Lee County, IL, produced an early 20th century record of his personal and business expenses, dating 1902-1904, in an oblong journal, 3 1/4 x 8 1/4, 94 pp.


    Neuhausen’s journal offers a window into his life who engaged in agricultural activities also performed work for the town of Marion, engaging in drilling at the quarry, earning $1.25 a day, and performing work “at haying.  He also notes that he sold 20 bushels of corn. Other purchases included a bridle, harness, 2 horses ($190), wagon ($55), whip, horse shoes,


    Neuhausen has provided treatments for curing kidney trouble and a weak back. He has also provided a treatment for preventing hog cholera [Swine Flu].


    Very interesting journal record.  Scuffing to covers, light soiling on pages. Else very good.


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