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Pioneer history of Orleans county, New York. Containing some account of the civil divisions of western New York, with brief biographical notices of early settlers, and of the hardships and privations online

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out quinine and blue pill in most heroic doses to their
patients ; infinitessimal prescriptions, and homeopath-
ic practice, had not then been thought of.

Another privation, if not a hardship, consisted in a
lack of post oflices, and mail facilities. Coming as
most of the pioni^ers did from New England, which
they, and their fathers regarded as a civilizt^d country;
and where they had always liad post ofiice accommo-



Online LibraryArad ThomasPioneer history of Orleans county, New York. Containing some account of the civil divisions of western New York, with brief biographical notices of early settlers, and of the hardships and privations → online text (page 4 of 32)