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Harry's sketch of Professor Warder's home

Harry’s sketch of Professor Warder’s home

Harry instructed Effie to send her letters right away, instead of holding on to them in the hope of adding more, thus reducing his suffering. He realized that her “malarial tendencies” would make it difficult for them to go south in the summer on specimen collecting expeditions.

Effie went over the situation with Rem and Maggie again, as well as her visit with Harry’s family. She forgot her grief enough to make a joke.

“There are good tho small houses in Chauncey that can be rented for ten dollars a month.” Osborn, Henry 1885-2-8

[P]erhaps there are a few other men who would have stood this thing as you have done. Osborn, Effie 1885-2-8


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