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    [SMS Ranch] The Story of the SMS Ranch. Stamford, Texas, n.d. [ca. 1922]. Oblong 8vo. 106 pp. Photographs. Pictorial wraps. Light chipping to head of spine. Some foxing. Very good. Over eighty photographs of life on the SMS Ranch in West Texas. Includes an essay by Frank S. Hastings, the ranch manager who set up their successful mail order cattle business.

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    There is an essay by Frank S. Hastings: "Some Glimpses into Ranch Life." Hastings was manager for the SMS Ranch and set up their successful mail order cattle business. This booklet gives instructions on how to get your calf shipped. "We prefer that buyers come in person, but we have demonstrated that a mail order cattle business is practicable."

     

    References: Adams Herd 2269.

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