Helen [Muir Funk]
Martinez. July 9 Darling HelenOne of the Directors of the bank has just told me that your shares are for sale. I think they should be kept in the family so I'll buy them if you like & send check at market priceHas tom paid his debt or interest on what he owes on old noteHe has sold the Barber hills & mortgaged part of the ranch about the adobe for $11000.00 to bank of Concord.Look out for this hot weather wave on the babyDevotedly yourfatherJ M.
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Muir, John, "Letter from John Muir to Helen [Muir Funk], [1914 ?] Jul 9." (1914). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 6587.
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