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- There was a woman one time lived in bo Wescford. She had one son, whose name was Jack. When he was twenty-one years of age he told his mother he would go and seek his fortune. His mother fought against him, and told him she didn't want him to go at all. Jack wasn't satisfied but told his mother it was his ambition to make enough money for himself and his mother. All the poor mother said to him was no use, so she made a cake for Jack and bid him goobye and he started out on his journey.
He travelled for a couple of days, he used to get his breakfast in this house and dinner in another, and so on.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.