Walter Brown


Walter Brown


John Muir



Oct 11# 1886

John Muir Martinez Cal Dear Brother

I wrote you on the 10# of Sept. that the 2000.$ on the W.S. Brown house would be due on Oct 15# and I might have to pay it, I had to pay it and as I did not have the amt owed at the time I had to get it at the Bank. Now I cnnot tell just when I shall have it out so I wish if you can you would [illegible] send yr 2000$ dft. I have enough to pay up all Interest & C have now so the 2000 even will get we over all O.I. and remove this debt. The 5000.$ is at 8% and will give us no trouble as it [was?] borrowed years bring due July 17# 1890. With love to you and yours and Annie [illegible] am Truly Walter Brown

Please put on 30[illegible] Alamo Bldg. J. and the babies are home and all O.K. B



Kansas City, Mo

Date Original

1886 Oct 11


Original letter dimensions: 25.5 x 21 cm..

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File Identifier

Reel 05, Image 0708

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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