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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 crops of cranberries, English grains, broomcorn, Indian corn, hay, and tobacco. The broomcorn and the cranberries were new crops in the nineteenth century in the Connecticut River Valley.