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June 7, 1908

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Above, the home of J. de Barth Shorb (1842-1896) in San Marino, which Henry Huntington has torn down to make way for his cozy little cottage.  True confession: I have been a member of the Huntington for years and spent many hours on the grounds, but I never really thought about what used to be there, rather foolishly assuming that it had all been vacant. In a word, no.

"Mr. Huntington was asked how much the building will cost and he remarked that it looked to him as though it will cost $75,000 ($1,649,028.64 USD 2007) at least, perhaps it will cost more. He said he will find out about that later on."

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