C[alvin] L[eighton] Hooper
U. S. Str. "Rush",
San Francisco, June 8th, 1884.
My dear Sir:
I am in receipt of telegraphic orders to proceed at once to Puget Sound for duty with the "Rush" and I must of course dispose of my team and everything else except what I can carry. I should like very much to sell you the horse and small buggy. I will sell you the horse, harness, buggy, whip and blanket for $300. The animal is in fine condition, drives free and trots fast. I wish you would come down and try him now. I am sure you would like him. Of course if I take him to a dealer I will only get half his value. He is perfectly sound and his feet are in excellent condition. I turned him out for 6 weeks this spring, and that fixed him all right. I would like to sell the large carriage, but suppose you have no use for that.
If you will come to Puget Sound this summer I will go up Mount Baker or Mount Rainier with you and give you a nice trip around the Sound. Kindest regards to Mrs. M. and the baby from self and Mrs. H.
C. L. Hooper
Address 678 17th Street,
San Francisco [Calif.]
1884 Jun 8
Original letter dimensions: 17.5 x 23 cm.
Hooper, Calvin Leighton, "Letter from C[alvin] L[eighton] Hooper to John Muir, 1884 Jun 8." (1884). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1563.
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