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Thursday, July 24, 1890

     7:40 P.M. W. in parlor, by the open window, hat on. Out of doors a mild drizzle. Had been raining. Prevented W. from getting out. Had been talking with Mrs. Davis.

     I had postal from Kennedy today on which he says, "As to the books he speaks of sending, I hope Walt will not feel impelled to deprive me of the pleasure of sending him the Transcript. My

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occasional contributions more than pay for it. Glad he likes it. I should get no pay anyway for my contributions."

     When I read this to W. he asked first, "Does he write that?" and on my assent, "I see then, how it is. I was inclined to send something to the Transcript people for the paper, which so regularly comes along. Now I can see, it is Kennedy I am indebted to, not them; that he is sending me his copy." Spoke of Kennedy's getting back to work on 28th.


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