[letterhead]01239Sept. 10# 1886John Muir Martinez Cal Dear Brother:Herewith you will find the deed from William D. Brown and wife to you for the house 909. Lydia Ave which I got a few days since from the Registers office. The house is worth cash $13.000. and now there is an Incumbrance of 7000.$. $2000. of which I can pay on the 5th of October. It is due then but perhaps we might extend it but as it is drawing 10% it should be paid, and as I am [illegible]ealing so much if you can spare 2000.$ I would like to you send it to Mr. [Roy?] I might not have money out at that thime altho I expect to now, and again I may sell the house or trade it for a vacant lot close in before the payment comes due, I simply wish to not get stuck in any corner, and in case I do not need to pay it I can send it back.I cannot send a statement now [stricken word] owning to the fact of our not yet having secured the Quit Claim from some heirs
Kansas City, Mo
1886 Sep 10
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