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Campfire Girls at Twin Lakes

The Quest of a Summer Vacation

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Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 32,307 / 101 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.7
LoC Category: PN
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 830
Added to site: 2007.03.16
mnybks.net#: 16284
Origin: gutenberg.org
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nd the $3,000 a year they got for the care and education of the boy was a boon to them. Of course, $3,000 a year was more than was needed, but that was the provision made by his father in his will, and as long as they had possession of the boy they were entitled to the money. Moreover, Mrs. Hutching understands that Glen's father desired to pay the caretakers of his child so well that there could be no doubt that he would get the best of everything he needed, particularly education.

"But apparently his father made a big mistake in selecting the persons who were to take the places of father and mother to the little boy. If reports are true, they have been using most of the money on themselves and their own children and Glen has received but indifferent clothes, care, and education. Now I am coming to the main point of my statement to you.

"Mrs. Hutchins talked the matter over with Miss Ladd and me and asked us to put it up to you in this way: She was wondering if we wouldn't like to make a trip t

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