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Three Thousand Dollars

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Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,736 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.7
LoC Category: PS
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,767
Added to site: 2010.06.14
mnybks.net#: 28138
Origin: gutenberg.org
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book. Did a letter or cablegram come to-day?"

"Yes; didn't you see it? Hung up in the outer office."

"I thought I saw something. Ninety-five? That's a quotation worth listening to. Three at ninety-five. That girl's a trump. I will see more of my lady." Here he took care to shut the door. "I've been the rounds, Fellows. Private-detective work and all that. She is the only puzzler among the group. You'll hear from me again; meanwhile treat the girl well. Don't spring any traps; leave that to me."

And Fellows, panting with excitement, promised, muttering under his breath:

"A woman! That's even worse than I thought. But we'll make the old fellow pay for it. Those securities are ours. I already feel them in my hand."

The sinister twitch which marred the other's mouth emphasized the assertion in a way Grace Lee's friends would have trembled to see.

CHAPTER VI

"If I could tell you his

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