Patent for a "device capable of enabling the wires of a fence after the latter has been erected or during the construction thereof to be readily tightening to the desired tension without necessitating the removal of staples or other devices for fastening the fence-wires to the posts." (Lines 12-18) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Letter from R. B. Goosby to John Patterson Osterhout briefly discussing recent events. Goosby mentioned he was paying for stenography and that his wife was sick. He hoped to receive another letter from John soon.