R. W. Cary
[letterhead]chapter and it will be impossible for me to furnish any money now as I am absolutely burndened to the very gu[illegible] now. I suppose you have heard of [illegible] collapse but some of his condition on here looking up his [affairs?] [illegible] [Maple?] Leaf [Road?] may take hold of his franchise for a bridge there in connection with the [other Belt line Co.?] I haven’t seen Fonda since my return but expect to tomorrow then I can tell what has been going on in the Rail Road world here if you can possibly raise the money do it by all mean or I fear we are [gone in our charter for good and all time let me hear from you at once about both of these matters?.]Very Truly R.W. Cary06164
Kansas City, Mo.
1891 Jun 3
Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.
Reel 07, Image 0179
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