J. E. Calkins


Wolfe, Linnie Marsh


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24 must, perforce, be with the invalid, so for another long spell he parked his willing pen and lived at Barstow. There were fair-seeming intervals between these balks, and in them our hopes revived and we resumed our plans for those long deferred books. By then I had got located in the orange district, and it was not easy to break away and remove to his home near Martinez. The alternative, that he should pack up his journals and come down-state to our house v/as . seriously considered, though he /$*r confessed a great dismay at the thought of moving all that great mass of material* So we wavered along, alternately hopeful and discouraged, till one day he gave up the struggle to make our two ends meet, and went on to higher Sierras. 09//f



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