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C. A. Earle Rinker letter to his mother, Oct. 15, 1907, page 3


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Say you ought to have seen me trying to make Molasses last night. I worked about 1 hour to get the coal to burn and then took a frying pan and put water & sugar in and boiled it until there was hardly anything left. It was so late I went to sleep during the process. I used powdered sugar and when my syrup cooked it was so thick you couldn't pour it. Will get a picture of the house as soon as I can. The fellow that owns it is talking of taking it again and that will put us out again. So Long for this time, Earle