John Muir


Francis George


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Martinez, Nov. 16/06 Mr. Francis George My dear sir I think $400 is too little for Lot 4 Block 36 with additional 40 ft. It seems quite as good in every way as lot 3, which you say sold for $750. The deed for lot 3 Blk 17 was made long ago. I told Mr. [ ] who had it in his office to send it to you or give it to Mr. Coleman. I’ll attend to it myself. Mr. Petersen promised me a week or two ago he would begin paying regularly $25 a month from December. Can’t say when I’ll be down. Still busy on house repairs. Yrs very truly John Muir


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1906 Nov 16


Original letter dimensions: 21 x 19 cm.

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1906 Nov 16 JM to Francis George

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MSS 307 Muiriana

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Letter from John Muir to Francis George 1906 Nov 16


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