Walter Brown


John Muir


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Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 8, 1886.John Muir, Esq.,Martinez. Cal.Dear Brother:I sent you a deed of trust on the house about 30 days since, and have heard nothing from it since. I have been carrying the $2000 at the bank and would be pleased to have the deed of trust as quickly as possible. I had it made to me. so that by my signing the notes and transferring from me, that I could get a less rate of interest.Your immediate attention to this will oblige me.Truly,Walter Brown.I have only money enough on hand to pay for the Quit Claim and interest account, as I have not sold only a part of the notes, and have not yet got the Quit Claim, I expect to soon, however, J[oanna] is going to hear Emma Abott this evening, her first attempt at opera.


Kansas City, Mo

Date Original

1886 Dec 8


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 21 cm.

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Reel 05, Image 0730

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