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Frances I. Sims Fulton

It has been a novel sight, to watch a little girl about ten years old herding sheep near town; handling her pony with a masterly hand, galloping around the herd if they begin to scatter out, and driving them into the corral. I must add that I have also seen some fine looking cattle.

Source: Frances I. Sims Fulton, To and Through Nebraska, 42.

 

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