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nonsense. Streets covered with snow. Very cold.
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Sunday. Brisk & cold. George, Nina and I walked on our snowshoes to Zinsser's on Hastings along aqueduct. Big boiler burnt out.
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Wrote letters and spend sometime in lab.  Wrote to Lufberg sending him samples.  Wrote also and sent samples to Jeppson. Norton Emeri Co.
[[margin]] Feb 11. [[/margin]] 
Spent morning examining plans and specifications for increased plant of D & F Co. (charge 1/2 day)
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Afternoon busy in laboratory
[[margin]] Feb 12.  = wood impregnation [[/margin]] Busy in lab during morning. Afternoon met Robeson by appointment as to sulphate impregnation process.  He told me they could sell liquor sp gr. 1.3 as low as 6 1/2 [[superscript]] c [[/superscript]] per gallon f o b work
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I explained to him my process and showed samples.  Seemed to take considerable interest.  I promised him to send him letter tomorrow describing all details so that he may try himself.  He will send in a barrel of his evaporated liquor.
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Wrote letter to Robeson as promised yesterday.  Worked somewhat in lab.
[[margin]] Feb 14. [[/margin]] Wrote letters all morning. Two to Forest Service explaining Bakalite and Super lignum process cautioning against publicity as long as patents are pending.
Yesterday I wrote to [[Braith?]] Waite ^[in London] asking information as
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