I must close now, in great haste. Business calls. I charged one client yesterday, as part of my fee in a case, six hundred dollars. He had the grace to say that it was no more than he expected, and not so much as I deserved. ‘I do not think my sister Mary1 is well, or in good spirits. A letter from you would have “healing on its wings.” ’
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1 This is his earliest reference, in his letters, to his sister's ill-health.
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