His wife, Anna Zubkova, is running as a Democrat for a probate judge seat in Plainfield, Conn.
Since there was no money with which to build, a place would have to be found among the present buildings in Plainfield.
It contained relics from the time when Plainfield was first settled.
He was journeying over the hills to Plainfield to see whether there might possibly be an opening for a young lawyer.
In a city the size of Plainfield, there ought to be some place else we could get.
But maids in caps and aprons did not walk the streets in Plainfield.
"So he lives in Plainfield," said Mr. Montgomery to himself.
His birthplace was the hill town of Plainfield, over two thousand feet above the level of the sea.
More than two years ago he was stricken with paralysis, and now sits in an invalid's chair at his home in Plainfield, New Jersey.
It was the name and address of a real resident of Plainfield that had been printed, and that was bad.