C[alvin] L[eighton] Hooper


John Muir


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[letterhead] St[illegible] Corwin Oakland [Dec?] 7th, 1881.Prof Muir My Dear SirI forward by [Fridays?] mail a couple of white shirts that belong to you I found them in one of my drawers. I also enclose a list of prices of [trade goods?]. Our [illegible] bill – was - $120-40. Yours and Mine and the the doctors. [Nelsons in proportion?]. It would have been less [buy?] the Golo[illegible] Bay Mine did not “pan out well” Your bill as [illegible]alaska. for [illegible] [illegible] &c. was 21-58. This with $30.00 on arrival at St. [makes?] - $171-98. I owe you $28.02 less the amount of trade goods. I am all ready [illegible] [illegible] [illegible] Washing[illegible] have been notified [illegible] “stand by” for [illegible] the first part of this month. At the request of the [illegible] Soc. of the Pacific I gave them a paper (on the “far north” to read next [Tuesday night?]


Oakland [Calif.]

Date Original

1881 Dec 7


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 20.5 cm.

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Reel 04, Image 0738

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