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[[preprinted]] 14 [[/preprinted]] nonsense. Streets covered with snow. Very cold. [[margin]] Feb 9. [[/margin]] Sunday. Brisk & cold. George, Nina and I walked on our snowshoes to Zinsser's on Hastings along aqueduct. Big boiler burnt out. [[margin]] Feb 10. [[/margin]] 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) [[margin]] 1/2 x [[/margin]] 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 [[end page]] [[start page]] 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. [[margin]] Feb 13. [[margin]] 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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