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"Warning to you"

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Title

"Warning to you"

Subject

Liberty Iron Furnace (Va)

Description

A letter written to W.R. Merriam of the Liberty Iron Furnace Company threatening to destroy the "Dinky" railroad, which connected the furnace with Edinburg Virginia, unless James Sine and Thomas Foltz were fired.

Creator

Anonymous

Source

Samuel G. Clark, Liberty Iron Furnace Collection, Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

Unknown

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Relation

Finding aid for collection available at: http://shenandoah.co.lib.va.us/liberty-furnace-collection

Format

Document

Language

English

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

Warning to you

Columbia Furnace Va
Mr WR merriam dear sir
We have made up our mind to Stop Jim Sine and foltyz from running on this Road and will tell you Be fore we do it and if you don’t put Some one else on we will Stop the Running for you Sine hasn’t got a friend a long the Road and He is so Spitful that no one can live for Him and you Have men up thewre Had forgot more than Sine an foltz ever will now a bout a Engine _____ Hall as much with Engine after they tore them to pieces an Burnte them up and did not Have time to fire them up so we will give till the first of next month to make a chang and if you don’t we will Burn down ever tresel from Her to Edinburg and we have men Rite up there that Had dynamite Redy to Blow up that engine and it would Have Ben Blowed up long a go if Bud ___ Had let Some fellows a lone But He saved it for you an ___ don’t want to ___ everything for you But ___ ___ git them off the Road we will not put up with it we mean it and if you think we don’t try us and Show you all a bout it we are dynamite Ready so this is warning

Original Format

Paper

Files

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Citation

Anonymous , “"Warning to you" ,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed December 16, 2017, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11394.

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