D[avid] G. Muir


John Muir


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[2]Now for what I p[illegible] out for your 1867 Oct 22 pd Express chgs on plants 225 “ 23 “ Dan Muir ——— 2700 Dec 5 Sent you to Cedar Keys 7500 1868 Jan 30 pd chgs on Box from Cedar Keys 385 Mch 11 “ “ “ “ —————— 125 Sept 1st “ for Book for Joanna & Annie 338 1871 Dec -Sent to the Suffer[illegible] Wis fi[illegible]500 1872 Books for Christmas presents 1195And from Jan 1/70 to May 30/74 I have paid Mary in Cash & M[illegible] 1034.07 ———— Total paid out for you $1163.75 I owe you personally [arrow drawn here] 761.00 ————— 40275 So Parry & Muir (The Firm) has paid for you $402.75. I have fixed our books to agree with the above. So all you have to do is to return my Notes or receipts & Keep those of the firm — & tell me how much I owe you for interest — ——————————— Now you understand that I have paid out for you all I owe you (Except interest) Further more The Firm has paid out for you $402.[underlined: 75] Were I able I would gladly assist you in helping Mary but we have had our hands full & lack of capital is still our only trouble


Portage, Wis

Date Original

1874 Dec 16


Original letter dimensions: 21.5 x 13.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 03, Image 0233

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