John Reid


John Muir


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against to be paid in the next 4 years & Sarah has no money I none I may be obliged to sell it. the land is worth $16000= now. & some [illegible] holding for 10 per acre. if you have got one thousand at [illegible] to get it for a five years do not know when I will be able to pay. I presume when the land is sold. I will pay you 10 per cent that is 2 per cent more than people is loaning money at present.Have you got what is called the Cat. Evergreen Willet if so please write & let me know about it & what it cane be got per buck.Please let me here from you Maggie & family were all well when last heard.Your Bro. John Reid Collyer Trugo Co Kansas


…Collyer, Kansas

Date Original

1888 Jan 25


Original letter dimensions: 23 x 14 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0942

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Page 4


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