I know it’s hard to read the printed side because the paper is thin and the manuscript note bleeds right through. But this is a form letter from J.P. Clough of Junction, Idaho, offering to exchange minerals for books and other minerals. And it seems to have worked out well for him.
“I have made many agreeable acquaintances and correspondents, gained some knowledge, procured a nice cabinet and library, and, at the same time, I believe and trust the many hundreds who have exchanged with me have been benefitted, and, as a general thing, perfectly satisfied.”
Clough, J. P.
Junction, Lemhi Co., Idaho. Friend, the following is a list of minerals offered in exchange for books and minerals ...
[Junction, Idaho] : [publisher not identified], [1884?]
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