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Letter to Agnes Higginson from George Fuller
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Within one year of this letter, George Fuller (1822-1884) and Agnes Higginson would be husband and wife. At this point, she is living in Boston and he in Deerfield where he has returned to run the family farm. In addition to family matters of social life and health, he speaks of his farm and its produce of cranberries, English grains, broom corn, Indian corn, hay, and tobacco. The broom corn and the cranberries were new crops in the 19th century in the Connecticut River Valley.
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