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Newaygo Horseless Carriages


Honey Bug: This is not because I sold a machine but because I thought you might want to see of the  horse-less carriages which they have here. dad dad”  Postmarked Newaygo, Mich. July 17, 1909.

It looks as if the card was written by a salesman dad to his son in Battle Creek. The card is typewritten, which is a little unusual for 1909.  Dad the salesman must have been somewhat successful!

When I first glanced at this card I was looking mainly at the automobile and almost missed the cows pulling the wagon.  I am glad that never caught on. Can you imagine telling your friends you just bought a 75 cowpower engine for your boat?

Written by Dave.