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The Midnight Passenger

A Novel

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Published: 1900
Language: English
Wordcount: 83,157 / 239 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 648
mnybks.net#: 6117
Origin: gutenberg.org

A story of New York like, contrasting the upper and the under worlds.

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to put me in special charge of all his personal interests during this stay of six or nine months. I am to go out for my instructions, travel on to the Pacific Coast with them, and then, returning, inspect all the cattle ranches on my way back to Detroit."

"I'm right glad to hear it, Arthur," said Clayton, warmly grasping his friend's hand. "I know Hugh Worthington's mental processes well! He wants some one to watch over all his home business machinery while he makes the grand tour. And he has selected one not in the local ring. It means a substantial promotion for you."

"I fondly hope so," replied Ferris. "He must have some such ideas, for I'm to turn over all my New York matters here to the senior in our firm, and I'm also to have a special power of attorney from the Chief. The annual election comes off before his return."

The two young men had finished their luncheon before Clayton thought of the loneliness which his chum's absence would entail upon him. There were many matters of detai

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