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forest, enormous trees, generous vegetation everywhere. Then took train again winding, winding upwards. Finally Tamalpias tavern. Big dinner there. Herty , Cameron, Parsons & Mrs. Parsons near by. California wine served. Great joviality dancing afterwards. Fourteen remain at hotel overnight.
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Beautiful sight from top. Clouds below me. San Francisco in distance and blue waters of bay. Violent wind chasing clouds over top. Came home late at night. Trunks had arrived. ^[added in pencil] Mine one of the few not damaged in wreck because it had been forgotten in Los Angeles.
July 15. [[margin]] Berkeley University [[margin]]Celine remained in her room. I went to Berkeley. University of California. Imposing surroundings everything so big and conceived on such a generous scale. Big live oaks. Amplification of american enterprise. Great open 
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air theater. O'Neill says there is no time of politics in government of University. which is a state University. Took special steamer on excursion to Selby Smelter. [[margin]] Cottrell [[/margin]] Saw Cottrell apparatus for condensing flue dust by means of high voltage current. Met Mr. Cottrell fine tall cheerful wide awake enthusiastic chap. Steamer provided with lunch and wines for party. Met at about 6 p.m. Celine was not with me preferred to rest. [[strike out]] Evening smokes at [[/strike out]] I felt very tired and did not join in trip to Chinatown.
July 16. In the afternoon automobile ride thru city and to Cliff house. The Park the Presidio. Very steep streets. Evening banquet with ladies at St. Francis Hotel. I made a speech which seems to have met ^[with] success. Someway or another my speechmaking which
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