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Title: Hard to Beat
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One of the largest farms in this section of the country is that owned by Parnham Boswell, at what is known as the Parish Grove. This farm contains in pasture alone, three thousand acres, well set in blue and wild grass. This pasture is for sale.- On last Sunday Mr. B., thought he would turn a few of his spare horses out to graze so he let out ninety-seven head to roam at pleasure on the boundless prairie. The whole farm contains fifteen thousand acres, all in one body, and is the finest grazing and pasture lands in the world. We learn that Mr. B., is not altogether satisfied with these possessions, but intend going to California in a few weeks to buy more land. He is seventy-three years of age, but retains the vigor and hardihood of his younger days. He is no idler, but like most men who have accumulated large fortunes, is a hard worker, and thnks nothing of riding on horseback from his farm to Lafayette, a distance of thirty-two miles, in three and one half hours. We think that man, and his farm, are hard to beat.

Date: 8/12/1869
Origin: Warren Republican
Record ID: 00001595
Type: Periodical
Source Archive: Warren County Historical Society
Date Entered: 8/10/2001
Collection: Clippings Scrapbook
Entered By: Amber M Knipe

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