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                                                                     WEALTHY GYPSIES

 

A LIST OF THE MORE FORTUNATE MODERN NOMADS

Gypsies known to be gypsies and most of whom participate in the regular Summer time wandering life, thousands have acquired competence and wealth.  

EXTRACTED FROM THE   PHILADEPHIA PRESS

 

"HENRY STANLEY of ST PAUL owns farm and city property amounting to over $ 10.000

THE COOPER family of EAST SOMERVILLE BOSTON are altogether worth $250.000

HENRY JOWLES owns 7 acres of land and several houses within the corporate limits of SPRINGFIELD IIL

RICHARD JOWLES has nearly a dozen houses near the rolling Mills in that city.

JOSEPH CRABTREE whom gypsies hint as being a distant relative of a noted Actress owns city property in LIVERPOOL ENGLAND and one of the largest sales Stables as well as much property in WASHINGTON

URIAH WHARTON possesses fully worth $200.000 of real estate in and about NEW YORK

LEWIS BUTLER owns a farm near CEDAR RAPIDS IA and on ALUM CREEK near COLUMBUS OHIO and is worth $50.000

WILLIAM HALL has a large and valuable plantation near HOLLY SPRINGS MISSISSIPI

JOHN HARRISON owns a great many fine houses in WASHINGTON considerable property at PITTSBURGH and is counted worth $150.000

HENRY WHARTON has $25.000 worth of real estate and houses in at SPRINGFIELD IIL and ROBERT SMITH of same place is worth £10.000

RICHARD REYNOLDS owns one of the finest farms in SENEEN COUNTY OHIO near SWOPES CORNER

JOHN BOSWELL owns large brick block in TORONTO CANADA and is one of the moneyed men of that city

JOHN BROADWAY of BUFFALO is said to be worth $50.000 in farm and city property

Another of the BROADWAYS owns much property in DETROIT and ST CATHERINES CANADA

One of the BOSWELLS owns a large Grist mill paying him an annual rent of $1.500 and a splendid farm at OAKLAND STATION near ROCK ISLAND

ELIAS BREWER owns $50.000 worth of property in city of MILWAUKEE

SPRING BREWER owns a hotel and other property at FLINT MICHAGAN

FRED BREWER has large stables and much property at FORT SCOTT KANDAS

WILLIAM STEWART owns a well stocked ranch 16 miles from AUSTIN TEXAS

JOB STANLEY has several thousand dollar's worth of wood land in the same locality

The STANLEYS & REYNOLDS of OHIO are very rich and :

HENRY STANLEY of EVANSVILLE INDIANA owns a farm and city property while

THOMAS, MARK and HENRY JEFFS and the PIERSONS with the HARRISONS and JOWLES of DAYTON OHIO

own nearly all the finest farming land for 6 miles north of the of that city, town property in DAYTON and together are worth certainly half a million Dollars.

This will incomprehensible to many but I make it as a statement of the fact that I could fill a every column of this page with names and addresses and property estimates of nearly a thousand gypsies heads of families in this country whose combined wealth will exceed $ 40.000.000"  (PHILADEPHIA PRESS)

 

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