[letterhead]01252Jany 11# 1887John Muir Esq Martinz Cal My Dear Brother:Yours of Jany 5, came this A.M. Also the book for Ethel and the parcel for J. which I will see at noon when I go to dinner and she opens the packages, I will speak for them for today and when I thank you for remembering them I only say what they will report in letters very soon. The house is a very fine one with 10 rooms, Slate roof, soft and hard water up stairs and [letterhead] hot and cold water, markble wash bowls, close in house, grates and nice mantels, electric bells, good hot air furnace, hot air all over the house, plate glass windows, hard wood floors, hard pine and walnut finish, solid cherry stair case, three large rooms in seller, being furnace room, store room and wash rooms, also has a good Barn. the lot is 41x132, and will be wroth 200.$ for front foot in the near future, is now worth 150.$ per foot. The announcement which which I have [illegible] your equity very than balances the additional liability which
Kansas City, Mo
1887 Jan 11
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