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J. D. Brown

                                                      Winfield. Blacksmith.
Winfield Directory 1880.
Brown, J. D., blacksmith, 7th av. n. e. bet Main and Millington.
BLACKSMITH. BROWN, J. D., 7th avenue, between Main and Millington.
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Winfield Courier, November 25, 1880.
Max Shoeb has taken a partner, Mr. Brown, in the blacksmithing and wagon making business.
Winfield Courier, June 15, 1882.
The rumor that Jim Brown, a brother of George, was hung in New Mexico, proves to be unfounded. George received a letter from Jim Monday, saying he was alive and well, and that it was another Jim Brown who was hung at Socorro.
Cowley County Courant, June 22, 1882.
Jas. D. Brown, formerly of this city, who was reported to have been hung for horse stealing in New Mexico, is “alive and has not had a sign of a sore throat,” as we learn by a letter from that gentleman himself. Mr. Brown says for them to bring their horses in his shop and he will show them as neat a job of shoeing as any blacksmith in the territory. There was a James Brown pulled the cord at Socorro, New Mexico, but our James is not that kind of a lad.
Winfield Courier, October 5, 1882.
Jack Heller has purchased the Jim Brown blacksmith shop in the north part of town, east of the Brettun House and on Monday removed his effects thereto. Jack’s friends will hereafter find him there, under the shadow of his own vine and fig tree, as it were.



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