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he kept talking for over an hour in a way that
nobody could catch on what he said. Went home
with [[Toom?]] & Petsche. 12:30 train. Lewis operated on.
January 30. Sunday beautiful white loose snow. Put on my snowshoes and went out along aqueduct then back over golf links along Broadway. Very cold brisk enjoyable weather. Atmosphere
unusually clear and bright  Palisades and mountains across Hudson stand out in every details. Found two more snowshoe tracks along aqueduct
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This was a day for snowshoeing. Slept a little after lunch. Then wrote until late in evening and slept very well.
Feb. 1.  News of [[underlined]] Lewis [[/underlined]] reassuring. has
[[underlined]] gash in kidney [[/underlined]] but no bad signs otherwise. Very cold day but no wind, therefore very pleasant and enjoyable. Temperature this morning - 18 [[degrees]] C Landscape looks beautiful white fine dry snow. We spent the day [[underlined]] making a run of solid A which turned out excellent. [[/underlined]] and transparent. Present. Thurlow, Jim & John
Hickey and myself. In the afternoon I took long walk in snow down Broadway
[[vertical text in left margin]] Jim is Lewis brother, a
plumber by trade
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