D[avid] G. Muir


Dan[iel H. Muir]


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supposing you bought six sections at $350 per acre & you did not [illegible] them as soon as you expected [illegible] we had to pay a bill of $12000.00 of $15,000.00 or would be in a [illegibl e]fix. So to avoid the above damages we thought two or three Sections would be enough & that John & I only [illegible ]all the money for the first pay -ment the first years taxes & the first years interest, i.e., the cost of buying & holding it twelve months, & after that you pay one third with us, that would give you almost two years to sell it & get 1/3 of the profit without costing you anything except expense of finding it & buying [illegible], but after that pay & share alike, that will [illegible]


Portage, Wisc.

Date Original

1885 Oct 17


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