24# June 1886
John Muir Esq Martinez Cal. Dear Brother:
Herewith I hand you a deed to execute, Please execute it before a Notary Public also have Loui sign deed before a Notary, I am not sure about Louis full name; Please look the deed thro and fill in the middle letter in her name if there is one and if I have not spelled the first name correctly please correct it. Send it back as soon as convenient. I expect to trade the three acres [stricken word] with another 3 acres, (and one the last I expect to get what we call 2000$ profit or with your 2000.$ a gross of 9,000)$. 8000. of which I get in an equity in a very good house worth actually about $13,000.$ [illegible]15,000.$ and a first class note (secured on the 3 acres) for 1500,$ so if this thing goes thro we will have quite a little capitol. The house is very fine and rents for 80$ for month, I will trade the house for a good vacant corner and build a rental block on it if possible which we can sell or keep as you say, Love to all, Truly, Walter Brown
Kansas City, Mo
1886 Jun 24
Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 21 cm.
Brown, Walter, "Letter from Walter Brown to John Muir, 1886 Jun 24." (1886). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 1680.
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