Phila’ May 20th 91
My Dear Brother Muir,
I beg your pardon for the delay in answering your message but I was away and I [illegible] you as follows Soon as I got home, “R.W. [Cary?] Kansas City but cannot tell the ammount of the interest due, I think about five hundred, can let you know in two weeks, [Cary?] is now away.” Why I cannot tell
the ammounts is this, Mr [Cory?] is my Special partner in this Company and some other things and as his father owns the Mortgage I have him attend to the rents taxes & its general care and as I have not had a statement for some months I cannot tell how it is exactly. Mr [Cory?] is now in New Mexico but will return to Kansas City about the first of June when he will [write?] me the information you want.
I am having an awful hard time to get things going here with this company but time will bring things all straight and I will then make your investment a profitable one to you. Please give my best regards to all of the folks, I hope you are all well. Joanna and children are pretty well now,
Very Truly Walter Brown
… Philadelphia, PA
1891 May 20
Original letter dimensions: 27.5 x 21 cm.
Brown, Walter, "Letter from Walter Brown to John Muir, 1891 May 20." (1891). John Muir Correspondence (PDFs). 77.
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