Letter from J. M. Ellison to the "Hinton [Brothers]".
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Crozet, Va April 7th, 1923 Messrs Hinton Bros, Waynesboro, Va
Gentlemen: Mr C.E.Ellison of your city is my agent for my mountain orchard, and I herein will render a description of same, this tract contains (345) three hundred and forty five acres, all in the fruit belt, above the frost line, and siturated in the famous Porters Lome section. I have two thousand fruit trees, all apples, namely, 1300 Albemarle Pippins trees, 500 Wine Saps trees, 150 Yorks trees & 50 Ben Davis trees These trees are from 12 to 22 years of age, and all bearing. I have (250) two hundred and fifty acres in timber, all kinds, two good mountain houses, and plenty of water available. Price $17000,00 one half cash and the remainder apyable to suit buyer. This information is furnished at the request of Mr C.E.Ellison. I remain, Very truly yours, J.M.Ellison, Crozet, Va. Come & See it